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Re: Xen in stretch - 4.7 or 4.8 ?

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort writes ("Re: Xen in stretch - 4.7 or 4.8 ?"):
> On 19/10/16 16:54, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Sorry to hassle you, but I would appreciate an opinion so that I can
> > get started on the integration work etc.
> Assuming the rdeps are fine with Xen 4.8, then I'd be all for moving
> to it.

There are no changes between 4.7 and 4.8 that would upset any of the
rdeps.  So, great, thanks.

> Xen is a security sensitive package and I think it'd be good
> to get the extra security support from upstream. Note the transition
> freeze will start soon. Do you have an idea of how long it may take
> to prepare for this?

I don't know how long it will take me.  But I work for Citrix as part
of the Xen Project upstream, and this is currently my top priority.
So I'm hoping to have something RSN, in a matter of (working) days.


Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk>   These opinions are my own.

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