[libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 0/2] ARM: add QMP command to query GIC version

Andrea Bolognani abologna at redhat.com
Mon Feb 29 16:30:36 UTC 2016

On Mon, 2016-02-22 at 09:35 +0800, Peter Xu wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 01:33:09PM +0100, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
>> > I didn't say it would be hard :)
>> > I just said that such compatibility code would have to be kept
> > around forever. We already support lots and lots of similar cases
> > in libvirt, the difference being that in this case we would add
> > support for a new command *knowing in advance* that it will become
> > obsolete as soon as a proper implementation is available.
>> > It might still be the right thing to do! I just want to make sure
> > everything's been properly considered and discussed beforehand.
> I totally agree with you to think more before doing. :)

So, anyone else willing to give their $0.2 on how to implement
this The Right Way™?

I just skimmed the whole thread again and it doesn't look to me
like any consensus has been reached.


Andrea Bolognani
Software Engineer - Virtualization Team

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