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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v3 00/14] Implement post-copy migration

On Fri, Mar 04, 2016 at 18:20:51 +0100, Jiri Denemark wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 02, 2016 at 12:42:21 +0100, Jiri Denemark wrote:
> > (See "Add public APIs for post-copy migration" patch for more details
> > about post-copy migration.)
> > 
> > Post-copy support was originally written by Cristian Klein in 2014, but
> > no one touched the series since then. Some patches in this series are
> > modified versions of the old patches from Cristian, some patches had to
> > be rewritten from scratch since libvirt code changed a lot (we started
> > using migration events), and some patches are completely new.
> > 
> > While post-copy migration is included in QEMU 2.5.0, it didn't support
> > everything libvirt needs. Thus you need QEMU from git to use post-copy.
> > Luckily, the QEMU migration capability we need to enable to use
> > post-copy is still prefixed with "x-", which means it's still considered
> > experimental. We are pretty sure the interface QEMU provides is OK, but
> > we'd like to wait until seamless SPICE migration is fixed for post-copy
> > before removing the experimental prefix. This should hopefully happen in
> > time for QEMU 2.6.0.
> The SPICE issue has already been fixed in QEMU. Dave Gilbert will send a
> patch for removing the "x-" prefix and once it is pushed we can update
> this code and push it to libvirt (as long as this series gets positive
> review, of course).

The patch removing "x-" prefix from post-copy migration capability was
pushed to QEMU yesterday. I don't think such a trivial change on its own
requires reposting, I'd rather wait for other feedback. The current
version of this series can be found in my staging repository at

For Peter:

git clone -b post-copy-migration https://gitlab.com/jirkade/libvirt.git


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