Re: [Pkg-xen-devel] pkg-xen team dead?
On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 05:38:40PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> With the lack of responses to my restructuring the last weeks, it looks
> like pkg-xen is dead.
> Now, what to do? My favorite is to merge it into the kernel repository
> where I have my infrastructure (archive and autobuilders for snapshots
> for example) to properly work on it.
I thought this had already been discussed at length and it was decided
that Xen (minus kernel patch) should live in its own project?
As I understand it there are several other active maintainers working
on Xen in pkg-xen (at least Guido Trotter and Julien Danjou) - would
moving it make it harder for them to work on it? Logically speaking I
can't see that Xen belongs in the kernel repository; most of the
packaging challenges are not directly related to the kernel itself but
the userspace tools. I've not personally managed to have any time to
work on the Xen packages yet but I'm likely to be able to in the future,
and needing to be in the kernel team would probably make things harder.
Do other kernel team members have any opinions on wanting Xen in the
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