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Re: [PATCH] target/ppc: Remove "compat" property of server class POWER C

From: Ján Tomko
Subject: Re: [PATCH] target/ppc: Remove "compat" property of server class POWER CPUs
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2020 15:49:58 +0100

On a Tuesday in 2020, Greg Kurz wrote:
This property has been deprecated since QEMU 5.0 by commit 22062e54bb68.
We only kept a legacy hack that internally converts "compat" into the
official "max-cpu-compat" property of the pseries machine type.

According to our deprecation policy, we could have removed it for QEMU 5.2
already. Do it now ; since ppc_cpu_parse_featurestr() now just calls the
generic parent_parse_features handler, drop it as well.

Users are supposed to use the "max-cpu-compat" property of the pseries
machine type instead.

For libvirt:
Reviewed-by: Ján Tomko <jtomko@redhat.com>

We use the new option as of libvirt commit:

commit 2b041dc8c7b70e762d99b6bd7805daa9961740f6
Author:     Shivaprasad G Bhat <sbhat@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
AuthorDate: 2018-01-05 19:18:00 +0530
Commit:     Andrea Bolognani <abologna@redhat.com>
CommitDate: 2018-01-05 17:12:14 +0100

    qemu: Add support for pseries machine's max-cpu-compat= parameter


Signed-off-by: Greg Kurz <groug@kaod.org>
docs/system/deprecated.rst      |  7 ----
target/ppc/translate_init.c.inc | 59 ---------------------------------
2 files changed, 66 deletions(-)

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