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Re: [GIT PULL] AlacrityVM guest drivers for 2.6.33

From:  Ingo Molnar <mingo-AT-elte.hu>
To:  Gregory Haskins <gregory.haskins-AT-gmail.com>, Avi Kivity <avi-AT-redhat.com>, kvm-AT-vger.kernel.org, Andrew Morton <akpm-AT-linux-foundation.org>
Subject:  Re: [GIT PULL] AlacrityVM guest drivers for 2.6.33
Date:  Fri, 18 Dec 2009 22:51:07 +0100
Cc:  torvalds-AT-linux-foundation.org, "linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org>, netdev-AT-vger.kernel.org, "alacrityvm-devel-AT-lists.sourceforge.net" <alacrityvm-devel-AT-lists.sourceforge.net>
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* Gregory Haskins <gregory.haskins@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Linus,
> 
> Please pull AlacrityVM guest support for 2.6.33 from:
> 
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ghaskins/alacrityvm/linux-2.6.git
> for-linus
> 
> All of these patches have stewed in linux-next for quite a while now:
> 
> Gregory Haskins (26):

I think it would be fair to point out that these patches have been objected to 
by the KVM folks quite extensively, on multiple technical grounds - as 
basically this tree forks the KVM driver space for which no valid technical 
reason could be offered by you in a 100+ mails long discussion.

(And yes, i've been Cc:-ed to much of that thread.)

The result will IMO be pain for users because now we'll have two frameworks, 
tooling incompatibilities, etc. etc.

I've extended the Cc: for the KVM folks to have a chance to reply. Please try 
_much_ harder to work with the KVM folks instead of ignoring their feedback 
and de-facto forking their project. (and not mentioning any of this in your 
pull request) We should unify, not fracture.

	Ingo
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