[libvirt] [Qemu-devel] ARM KVM GICv3 Support

Peter Maydell peter.maydell at linaro.org
Tue Feb 2 13:15:49 UTC 2016

On 2 February 2016 at 12:59, Andrew Jones <drjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> This actually doesn't matter for the v2 vs. v3 case. The gic-version property
> doesn't exist at all for v2-only QEMU. Although maybe the gic-version property
> should be reworked. Instead of gic-version=<highest-supported>, we could create
> one boolean property per version supported, i.e. gicv2, gicv3, gicv4...

QEMU 2.5 released with the gic-version property, so we can't just drop
it now; that would break users' command lines. We'd need a strong
argument for why it's worth adding new properties that duplicate
the legacy syntax.


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