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Re: [PULL 1/9] IDE: deprecate ide-drive

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [PULL 1/9] IDE: deprecate ide-drive
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 06:40:33 +0100
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Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> writes:

> On 31/10/19 11:58, John Snow wrote:
>> It's an old compatibility shim that just delegates to ide-cd or ide-hd.
>> I'd like to refactor these some day, and getting rid of the super-object
>> will make that easier.
>> Either way, we don't need this.
> Good idea.  I will prepare a similar patch for scsi-disk, even though
> technically we're already in soft freeze; it makes no sense to deprecate
> only one of the two.

We still use scsi-disk for -drive if=scsi,... and for the desugaring of
the usb-storage device, via scsi_bus_legacy_add_drive().  I figure you'd
need to either wean them off scsi-disk or deprecate them, too.

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