[PATCH] news: Document new Xen hypervisor features

Andrea Bolognani abologna at redhat.com
Wed Apr 22 17:06:58 UTC 2020

On Wed, 2020-04-22 at 10:43 -0600, Jim Fehlig wrote:
> On 4/22/20 9:10 AM, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> > If you look at most (all?) other entries, they look like
> > 
> >    subsystem: Change
> > 
> > which is the same style we use for commit messages.
> If you really want to split hairs, the subsytem is 'libxl'. But I don't think 
> that is good for news since in general folks know of the 'Xen' project, but not 
> 'libxl'. However, now that the old xen driver is removed libxl could be renamed 
> to xen :-).

Yeah, I know of the history :) And I agree that we should probably
rename the driver to xen[1]; as you probably remember, the standalone
daemon is called virtxend and not virtlibxld already :)

> > Xen seems to be the outlier when it comes to following this style,
> > both in release notes and to some extent in commit messages. It would
> > be great if it could fall in line with the rest of the code base.
> Sorry for being out of line. I'll try to be more conscious of that in the future.

Nothing to apologize for! I just pointed it out so that we can, in
time, get closer to a state of consistency :)

[1] Although it will never be a full rename, because it still need to
    handle libxl:// connection URLs.
Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization

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