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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Config.mk: Update SEABIOS_UPSTREAM_TAG to rel-1.9.1

On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 01:43:26PM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Mon, 2016-02-15 at 16:13 +0000, Wei Liu wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 08:38:02AM -0600, Doug Goldstein wrote:
> > > Switch from tracking a commit post 1.9.0 to the 1.9.1 release.
> > > 
> > 
> > Thanks for this patch.
> > 
> > We can't apply this patch just yet. We need to wait a bit until the
> > change to upstream trickles down to our own tree [0] -- OSSTest will
> > work on that shortly. See [1] for an example output.
> Our osstest branch only tests seabios.git#master whereas this is tracking
> the 1.9.x stable branch.
> I don't think we really want/need the overhead of testing multiple branches
> of SeaBIOS, so IMHO it is sufficient to observe that all of the commits on
> the stable branch have passed our master branch commit gate (even if that
> means they did so in the context of other un-backported patches). I haven't
> checked but given the timings and http://logs.test-lab.xenproject.org/osste
> st/results/all-branch-statuses.txt indicating our seabios branch is up to
> date I expect this is the case.
> There is some risk to this, but SeaBIOS gets a fairly small number of
> changes so the stable branches do not stray too far from master in general
> so I think this approach is fine.
> IOW it would be fine to push upstreams 1.9-stable to our repo along with
> the rel-1.9.1 tag and to then apply this patch.

Makes sense.

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