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Re: [Libguestfs] Do we need a rebase bug for RHEL 7.4?



On Tuesday, 12 July 2016 20:47:53 CEST Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> Hi Pino,
> 
> $subject -- do we intend to rebase libguestfs, virt-v2v and virt-p2v
> in RHEL 7.4?  If yes, we should file the rebase bug soon.
> 
> Pros:
> 
>  - The RHEL 7.3 package has 151 patches on top of 1.32.6.  Rebasing
>    would get almost all those patches.  Not rebasing would mean (at
>    predicted growth rate) shipping ~300-400 patches.
> 
>  - Backporting patches is currently hard work since the code bases of
>    1.32 & 1.33/1.34 have diverged significantly in many areas.
> 
>  - We have none of Roman's v2v patches in RHEL 7.3, and it would be
>    good to get all of those in 7.4 when we have the luxury of testing
>    everything properly.
> 
> Cons:
> 
>  - Another large rebase.
> 
>  - Maybe others, I need to look at the detailed changes in 1.32->1.34.

I think this makes sense -- I'd investigate whether it is possible to
reduce the number of patches we carry in RHEL.

-- 
Pino Toscano

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