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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PULL 00/22] virtio, pc, pci: features, fixes, cleanups

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PULL 00/22] virtio, pc, pci: features, fixes, cleanups
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2019 19:27:13 +0100

On Tue, 2 Jul 2019 at 19:22, Michael S. Tsirkin <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 02, 2019 at 06:20:01PM +0100, Peter Maydell wrote:
> > On Tue, 2 Jul 2019 at 18:01, Michael S. Tsirkin <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > This isn't from mainline. We have a bit of a deadlock with linux merge
> > > window opening soon. I think it's reasonable temporarily
> > > and then before release either virtio-pmem gets there or I will
> > > revert it and drop the header.
> >
> > It's definitely not ideal: until the headers are actually
> > upstream there's no guarantee that they won't change ABI.
> But then I'm watching it, if I see that I'll drop the device from qemu for
> now.

OK; I guess we can take this for now if we make sure we revert
if the headers aren't upstream by the time we get to say rc2
(23rd July). (That is, we'd want to do any revert shortly after
rc2, since rc3 might be the last rc before release.)

> > Are the headers at least in some kvm-next or equivalent tree ?
> Yes - libnvdimm maintainer's tree.
> > When are they expected to hit mainline?
> Next merge window.

When's that?

-- PMM

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