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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/28] Memory API for 1.6: fix I/O port endianne

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/28] Memory API for 1.6: fix I/O port endianness mess
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 20:25:27 +1000

On Thu, 2013-07-25 at 11:40 +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> > I think that for the minor architectures we just have to make
> > sure that we do yell loudly when things are broken, because
> > the nature of things is that people won't notice. Maybe we should
> > have a qemu-urgent list to parallel qemu-trivial for compile
> > fixes, reversions of bad breakage, etc, to try to keep them
> > out of the general noise ?
> My impression was that Alexey was fine with working temporarily on an
> older version of QEMU.  So reverting the patches would have meant more
> work for everyone.

Possibly but we have plenty of other people who use upstream qemu. I've
been actively encouraging people in the community and distros to use
qemu for testing their stuff on powerpc without HW access for example,
and even internally to IBM, not everybody uses Alexey internal tree.

Talking of which ... I really really really need to take a day or two
off and use them to fix the Mac G5 model once and for all :-)


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