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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