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SubjectRe: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] KVM: Add wrapper script around QEMU to test kernels
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On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 8:54 PM, Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org> wrote:
>> So integrating kvm-tool into the kernel isn't going to work as a free
>> pass to make non-backwards compatible changes to the KVM user/kernel
>> interface.  Given that, why bloat the kernel source tree size?
>
> Ted, I'm confused. Making backwards incompatible ABI changes has never
> been on the table. Why are you bringing it up?

And btw, KVM tool is not a random userspace project - it was designed
to live in tools/kvm from the beginning. I've explained the technical
rationale for sharing kernel code here:

https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/11/4/150

Please also see Ingo's original rant that started the project:

http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/962051/focus=962620

Pekka
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