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Bug#562193: ITP: xen-qemu-dm-3.4 -- Xen Qemu Device Model virtual machine hardware emulator

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Thomas Goirand <thomas@goirand.fr>

* Package name    : xen-qemu-dm-3.4
  Version         : 3.4.2
  Upstream Author : Xensource <xen-devel@lists.xensource.com>
* URL             : http://www.xen.org/
* License         : GPL
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : Xen Qemu Device Model virtual machine hardware emulator

This package is the Xen version of the Qemu emulator especially patched for
its hypervisor. With xen-qemu-dm, you can run a fully virtualized virtual
machine if your hardware supports it (Intel VT support, or AMD-v

Explanation on why this package is created:
Bastian Blank decided to remove xen-qemu-dm from his Xen packages, as he
believed he could not face any potential security issues in the Xen version
of Qemu. As many people still need HVM support in Xen, I have gathered a small
team of people that are reading the xen-devel list, to maintain this package:

Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@eu.citrix.com> -> Debian guy at Citrix
Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@eu.citrix.com> -> Qemu guy at Citrix
Christian Motschke <christian@motschke.de> -> Volunteering
Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> -> Can help

so that I wont get stuck if there is any security issue on the package.
I will also build a private mailing list with the above persons registered,
so we can work as a team in case any issue is raised by the security team
or others.

I intend to be the main package maintainer, but I wont have any internal
knowledge of the source code, which is why I insisted on having help here.
This has already proven to be the right path, as Ian Jackson (and others)
have been of great help.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.3
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

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