[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[Qemu-devel] Re: QAPI Merge Plans

From: Luiz Capitulino
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: QAPI Merge Plans
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 20:18:42 -0300

On Sun, 06 Mar 2011 14:54:53 -0600
Anthony Liguori <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've gotten my QAPI branch now functionally complete so I'm ready to 
> start working on merging.  I thought I'd send a note about my plans as 
> both a heads up and to see if anyone had any suggestions.
> My plan is to split everything up into three rounds.  The first round 
> will just be core infrastructure--the code generator, the new QMP 
> server, the signal infrastructure, etc.  This round will introduce a new 
> command line option to expose the new QMP server (still chardev based).

This means current-to-be-replaced infrastructure is still available? I'd
like to avoid having two (public) QMPs if possible, even temporary.

Btw, I've been maintaining a QMP tree but as this is a whole new thing,
I think that this can be directly merged on master as soon as you get the
(whatever needed) ACKs.

> Round two will consist of all of the 0.14 commands.  Some new commands 
> are also needed because some of the 0.14 commands are untestable without 
> new QMP commands :-/
> Finally, round three will include some of the new and potentially 
> controversial bits like the new non-chardev based QMP server, default 
> session and discovery, qsh tool, etc.
> After these three rounds are merged, I'll then work on adding all of the 
> new QMP commands to support a full HMP session.
> I've tried to put a ton of information on the wiki that hopefully will 
> give a good amount of background along with current status.
> I expect the first round of patches to be on list this week.
> http://wiki.qemu.org/Features/QAPI
> Regards,
> Anthony Liguori

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]