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

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [PULL 1/9] IDE: deprecate ide-drive
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2019 08:12:05 +0100
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On 01/11/19 06:40, Markus Armbruster wrote:
> 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.

Yes, it's enough to add a bool media_cdrom argument to


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