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

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 3/2] MAINTAINERS: Remove Blue Swirl leftovers
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:03:54 +0100

On 29 June 2016 at 16:22, Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 29/06/2016 17:10, Peter Maydell wrote:
>>> 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...
>> I can't say I'm really enthusiastic about doing that.
> Neither am I.  On the other hand, look at the code that we have---nobody
> is using it, nobody is fixing it.  Last year it stayed broken for a
> month between commit ea3e98474 and commit cb48f67ad.  It cannot really
> be worse than the FreeBSD fork.  Of course the bits outside bsd-user/
> would need proper review.

I think from an upstream-maintainer viewpoint the question is
whether a code drop would be just a code drop, or whether
it gets us to a position where we have an active upstream
maintainer for the bsd-user code. I think the latter would
be a win for everybody.

-- PMM

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