Re: arch/xen is a bad idea

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Dec 15 2004 - 20:35:33 EST


> > BTW if you merge xen as separate architecture, it will be *very* hard
> > to merge it back to i386. That patch would be huge, and would need to
> > go in "atomically".
> I don't see it like that. While continuing to track changes in
> i386/x86_64, we'd restructure the code under arch xen such that
> it could build (or even boot) time switch between running native
> and over Xen. At some point the arch directory could then be
> renamed. This would be a big project, and one that would involve
> a lot more people than just the Xen team. Because the x86

So you plan to

merge arch/xen

then modify arch/xen to do all arch/i386 can do

then rm -rf arch/i386, mv arch/xen arch/i386? Well, I'd say that's
rather ambitious plan....
People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
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