[libvirt] [PATCH-for-4.2] hw/mips: Deprecate the r4k machine
philmd at redhat.com
Wed Nov 27 22:35:30 UTC 2019
On 11/27/19 10:31 PM, Aleksandar Markovic wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 27, 2019 at 10:17 PM Philippe Mathieu-Daudé
> <philmd at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hi Aleksandar,
>> On 11/27/19 7:47 PM, Aleksandar Markovic wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 25, 2019 at 11:41 AM Philippe Mathieu-Daudé
>>> <philmd at redhat.com> wrote:
>>>> The r4k machine was introduced in 2005 (6af0bf9c7) and its last
>>>> logical change was in 2005 (9542611a6). After we can count 164
>>>> maintenance commits (QEMU API changes) with the exception of
>>>> 1 fix in 2015 (memory leak, commit 3ad9fd5a).
>>>> This machine was introduced as a proof of concept to run a MIPS
>>>> CPU. 2 years later, the Malta machine was add (commit 5856de80)
>>>> modeling a real platform.
>> Since you queued this patch, do you mind adding Aurelien comment to the
>> patch description, as it appears important information:
>> The Linux kernel support for this machine has been dropped more
>> than 10 years ago in this commit:
>> I was not sure when sending the patch, but as an improvement, we can
>> also remove Aurelien and Aleksandar Rikalo from the MAINTAINERS section.
>> And I assume we can also add (which was explicit in your previous patch):
>> Acked-by: Aurelien Jarno <aurelien at aurel32.net>
>> If you want I can resend this patch with all that amended.
> No need to resend, I'll fix the things while applying.
Thank you very much, very appreciated!
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