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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen_Project_Release_Features page update?

Added Juergen and Ian:

On 12/01/2018, 20:36, "Marek Marczykowski-Górecki" 
<marmarek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

    On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 06:20:05PM +0000, Julien Grall wrote:
    >> Hi Lars,
    >> As I understand from Xen 4.10 [1] , we are going to use SUPPORT.MD or the
  >> list of features existing.
    >> I guess we should retire the features matrix [2]? But this also means 
    >> we have not anymore an easy way to know until when a release is
  >> supported/security supported. Do you have any plan for this?
  Not yet. It was predicated on:
  a) Creation of an equivalent file based on SUPPORT.MD from different branches
  b) A tool to create a webpage
  > Is there any human-friendly form of SUPPORT.MD?
  Not yet: this was meant to happen shortly after the 4.10 release, but 
Spectre/Meltdown derailed this
  Ian Jackson was going to do the work to pull a script together.
  I think he may have started (or at least looked at this)
  @Ian, @Juergen: we should track this in the 4.11 Release Task list to make 
sure it doesn’t get dropped
    > Xen_Project_Release_Features is really convenient place to check about
    > support for various features. Especially when trying to answer "what Xen
    > version I need for feature X", or "is my Xen new enough for X"
  > questions.
  Agreed. Now SUPPORT.MD has been migrated and improved from 
    > Maybe Xen_Project_Release_Features could be automatically generated from
    > SUPPORT.MD? Even subset of informations from SUPPORT.MD would be
  > useful...
That was the original plan. In fact – once we have backported SUPPORT.md for 
several releases – 
and have the tools, it should be possible to create a table and/or individual 
pages presenting the 

But, as I said, at the moment this is not as important as Spectre/Meltdown fixes


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