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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] KVM: Add wrapper script around QEMU to test kernels
    On 11/06/2011 06:35 PM, Pekka Enberg wrote:
    > >> The difference here is that although I feel Alex's script is a
    > >> pointless project, I'm in no way opposed to merging it in the tree if
    > >> people use it and it solves their problem. Some people seem to be
    > >> violently opposed to merging the KVM tool and I'm having difficult
    > >> time understanding why that is.
    > >
    > > One of the reasons is that if it is merge, anyone with a #include
    > > <linux/foo.h> will line up for the next merge window, wanting in. The
    > > other is that anything in the Linux source tree might gain an unfair
    > > advantage over out-of-tree projects (at least that's how I read Jan's
    > > comment).
    > Well, having gone through the process of getting something included so
    > far, I'm not at all worried that there's going to be a huge queue of
    > "#include <linux/foo.h>" projects if we get in...
    > What kind of unfair advantage are you referring to? I've specifically
    > said that the only way for KVM tool to become a reference
    > implementation would be that the KVM maintainers take the tool through
    > their tree. As that's not going to happen, I don't see what the
    > problem would be.

    I'm not personally worried about it either (though in fact a *minimal*
    reference implementation might not be a bad idea). There's the risk of
    getting informed in-depth press reviews ("Linux KVM Takes A Step Back
    From Running Windows Guests"), or of unfairly drawing developers away
    from competing projects.

    error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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