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Re: [Xen-devel] unmodified drivers

On 08/02/17 17:41, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> On 08.02.17 at 17:32, <JGross@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Is it still appropriate to have the unmodified_drivers subdirectory in
>> Xen's git repository?
>> I think it should be either moved to a separate repository or just
>> deleted.
> Having a separate repo for these few files would seem overkill to
> me. As to deleting them - I'd prefer them to still stay around for a
> little while, but of course if everyone wants them gone I can do
> with keeping a local copy somewhere.

I don't think a local copy would be necessary. Everything will be
available in old branches.

There are lots of small repositories on xenbits.xen.org. Why not
move the drivers to a new one if you want to keep it?

>> Having Linux kernel sources in the Xen repository seems to be
>> wrong.
> The original idea (as can be seen from the tree layout) was for
> them to not necessarily stay there alone.

Right. Windows pv drivers have their repositories, too.


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