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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH V10 02/15] xen: Make xen build o

From: Alexander Graf
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH V10 02/15] xen: Make xen build only on x86 target.
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 07:20:02 +0100

On 24.02.2011, at 18:59, Anthony Liguori wrote:

> On 02/24/2011 11:46 AM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
>> On 2011-02-24 18:27, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>>> On 02/24/2011 10:25 AM, Anthony PERARD wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 16:11, Anthony Liguori<address@hidden>   wrote:
>>>>> Is this really necessary?  The advantage to building globally is that it
>>>>> keeps the code from getting unnecessary i386-isms.
>>>> Nop, is not necessary, I add this patch after this mail:
>>>> http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2010-12/msg00044.html
>>> Alex, do you feel strongly here?
>> I'm not Alex, but I brought this issue up:
>> Either build xen bits once for all archs or restrict it to the only
>> foreseeable arch with support in qemu. But please don't built it for
>> each and every target separately.
> Oh yes, I misunderstood.  I thought we had previously built it for all 
> architectures.  Yes, we should only build it once.

There's really no point in building it for anything but x86. Xen has never had 
been broadly used in PV mode on non-x86. Not sure ports even exist.


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