[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 0/3] Remove tmem

>>> On 30.11.18 at 19:01, <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 05:09:42PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
>> Wei Liu writes ("[PATCH v2 0/3] Remove tmem"):
>> > It is agreed that tmem can be removed from xen.git. See the thread 
>> > starting 
>> > from <D5E866B2-96F4-4E89-941E-73F578DF2F17@xxxxxxxxxx>.
>> Those are notes from some phone call amongst industry stakeholders.
>> None of the messages have a Subject line mentioning tmem.  There is no
>> explanation of the basis for the decision; just a confirmation from
>> the current maintainers that they will ack the removal.
>> I think this is not really an appropriate way to carry on!  What if
>> there is someone else who wants to step up to maintain this ?  What
>> about user communication ?  Going straight from `Supported' to
>> `Deleted' seems rather vigorous.
> Step up to maintain> I would rather say step up to develop.
> The status in MAINTAINERS is wrong. According to SUPPORT.md, it is only
> experimental. Our definition of "experimental" is:
>    Functional completeness: No
>    Functional stability: Here be dragons
>    Interface stability: Not stable
>    Security supported: No

Exactly. Plus my proposal to remove it was posted to xen-devel
on Aug 30th. I don't think removal of an experimental feature
requires posting to xen-announce. Ian - please reconsider your


Xen-devel mailing list



Lists.xenproject.org is hosted with RackSpace, monitoring our
servers 24x7x365 and backed by RackSpace's Fanatical Support®.