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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Add an entry for qemu-options* fil

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Add an entry for qemu-options* files in main directory
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 17:04:07 +0200
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On 12/06/2018 12:46, Thomas Huth wrote:
>> Your patch does what is possible with a monolithic interface definition:
>> it dumps it all on one maintainer: me.  I'm struggling to keep up with
>> the QAPI schema, I'm not sure I can take more.
>> Note that "Command line option argument parsing" is phrased carefully:
>> it's not "CLI", not even "CLI parsing".  qemu-options* does not fit
>> there.  Two solutions: widen the section so it fits better, create a new
>> section.  The latter would be closer to how we do QMP.
>> What do you think?
> Both ideas sound fine to me. What about adding a new section called
> "Generic command line options"? I hope that the word "generic" then
> makes it clear that this entry is primarily thought for generic options
> - subsystem specific options can and should still go through the
> subsystem trees instead.
> Do you think you could still be available as (co-)maintainer of that new
> section? If not, who are going to be the maintainers of that new
> section? Paolo? Eric? Daniel? ...?

Well, currently it's going through me.  I'd add vl.c too, by the way.


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