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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xenbackendd: remove xenbackendd

El 28/07/15 a les 13.12, Ian Campbell ha escrit:
> On Thu, 2015-07-23 at 16:13 +0200, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
>> The functionality provided by xenbackendd has been integrated into the xl
>> toolstack under the devd command on all platforms, because of that it no
>> longer makes sense to maintain xenbackendd.
>> Init scripts have also been provided for all platforms in order to launch 
>> xl
>> devd in the background, mimicking the functionality provided by 
>> xenbackendd.
>> Furthermore, xenbackendd is not started by default on NetBSD since a 
>> couple
>> of releases ago (4.2 was the first release to disable the automatic 
>> startup
>> of xenbackendd in xencommons).
>> Signed-off-by: Roger Pau Monnà <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: <port-xen@xxxxxxxxxx>
> I thought I'd replied to this, but the archive and my Sent box both
> disagree. Anyway:
> Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Probably not 4.6 material any more though?

Although the risk of this breaking other things is very low IMHO, I
don't see much benefit of pushing it to 4.6. It's not going to make the
release better or less buggy.


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