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Re: [Xen-devel] Backports for Xen 4.6

On 1/20/16 7:14 AM, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> On 20/01/16 12:29, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>> On 18.01.16 at 16:53, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Possibly also:
>>> 42940c046902 "x86/shadow: Fix missing newline in dprintk()"
>> The affected statement compiles to nothing in a release build, which
>> can be taken as an argument both ways. I lean towards not putting
>> it in.
>>> 6851e979874e "VT-d: use proper error codes in iommu_enable_x2apic_IR()"
>> Since I had pulled this into our own tree already, and since you're
>> now also viewing this as useful, I guess I will throw it in.
>>> 0ce647ad6f70 "x86: suppress bogus log message"
>> This being a purely cosmetic change, may I ask for the reason
>> you consider this a backport candidate?
> The shear volume reduction in debug builds.
> XenServer ships both a release and a debug hypervisor for first-line
> triage of customer issues.  As such, "only affecting a debug build"
> isn't a relevant consideration for us, and I expect we are not alone here.
> ~Andrew

I will likely locally backport this one myself if it doesn't land in
4.6.1 because we too have a debug variant and a release variant.

Doug Goldstein

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