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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 3/2] MAINTAINERS: Remove Blue Swirl leftovers

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 3/2] MAINTAINERS: Remove Blue Swirl leftovers
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:32:57 +0200
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On 29/06/2016 15:24, Ed Maste wrote:
> On 20 June 2016 at 10:19, Markus Armbruster <address@hidden> wrote:
>> As per Paolo's recommendation, downgrade status of "BSD user" from
>> Maintained to Orphan since the FreeBSD guys effectively forked it, and
>> "SPARC target" from Maintained to Odd Fixes, since we still have the
>> overall TCG maintainer looking after it.
> Note that we are still very interested in having the BSD user
> refactoring and improvements upstream, and are not interested in
> indefinitely carrying around a fork. We do need to figure out how to
> effectively restart the effort to upstream the work.
> The bsd-user work is stable and usable. We use it to cross-build more
> than 20,000 packages of third-party software in the FreeBSD ports
> collection.

Honestly I'm wondering if a huge code drop could be the right solution
here.  It's not how we usually do things, but rules exist to be broken...


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