[linux-elitists] Virtualization

Rik van Riel riel@surriel.com
Thu Feb 24 06:13:00 PST 2005

On Wed, 23 Feb 2005, Ron Guerin wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 09:54 +1100, Mike MacCana wrote:
> >
> > Indeed. The presence of something in the mainline kernel matters less 
> > than if its in a major distro anyway, a fact the kernel developers have 
> > acknowledged in the last year.
> Matters less to who?  It's still a big deal and still a black mark
> against them (distros using non-standard distro-specific mods) to anyone
> who has to support systems.

Having Xen patches in the Fedora kernel is meant to be
a temporary thing.  Once Xen is in the upstream kernel
tree, there won't be a need for patches any more.

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

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