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Re: [Qemu-devel] [FYI] Soft feature freeze for 1.0 is 10/15 (three weeks

From: Blue Swirl
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [FYI] Soft feature freeze for 1.0 is 10/15 (three weeks away)
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 16:36:52 +0000

On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 2:10 PM, Avi Kivity <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 09/24/2011 11:05 AM, Blue Swirl wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 12:34 AM, Anthony Liguori<address@hidden>
>>  wrote:
>> >  Consider this a friendly reminder that we're only three weeks away from
>> > the
>> >  soft feature freeze for 1.0.  I've written a wiki page about my
>> > expectations
>> >  for the soft feature freeze.  It's inlined here for easier commenting.
>> I think the freezes and the release should be delayed until the memory
>> API conversion is finished, deliberately shipping semi-broken code
>> just to satisfy schedules does not benefit anyone but the schedule
>> creator. It looks to me that converting all buses and devices might be
>> finished by the deadline but it may as well take a bit more until
>> everything works again.
> There is a difference between "incomplete conversion" and "semi-broken
> code".  Any breakage should be fixed promptly, but after some freeze date
> (not sure if this is the one proposed), additional conversions would be
> pushed to 1.1.

Well, there's PPC VGA which is semi-broken by the incomplete conversion.

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