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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Change virtio-console to PCI_CLASS_SERIAL_OTHER

From: Anthony Liguori
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Change virtio-console to PCI_CLASS_SERIAL_OTHER
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 04:50:47 -0500
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Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-05-29 at 00:45 +0300, Dor Laor wrote:
> The more I think about it, no matter how much linear ABI versioning
> sucks, it's possibly the only way to solve this in a reasonably usable
> manners. Distros would just have to suck it up and agree that if they
> cherry-pick an ABI changing patch, they must update the entire ABI to
> the newer upstream ABI version.

Can we somehow utilize the save/restore versioning infrastructure?  I
think the general idea of universally versioning devices is not a bad
one but I'm not sure whether we need an additional version id or whether
we can just piggy back on the savevm version.


Anthony Liguori

> Cheers,
> Mark.

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