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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] libxl/xl: drop support for netchannel2

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Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] libxl/xl: drop support for netchannel2
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 09:56:51 +0100
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On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 17:09 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> # HG changeset patch
> # User Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> # Date 1302106139 -3600
> # Node ID a28b8b3880ab73aa663cbce07bc127a87868b348
> # Parent  ae59c473da8dcd57d473d8d92210db8233f46cfd
> libxl/xl: drop support for netchannel2
> netchannel2 was never widely deployed and no supported kernel includes
> either the front- or back-ends. The last known kernel with this
> support was the xen.git 2.6.31 branch which has been unsupported for
> ages.
> xl will warn the user if it spots a "vif2" configration item but
> otherwise support is completely removed.
> Work is ongoing to add the interesting features of netchannel2 as
> protocol extensions to netchannel1.
> Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>

Missed one. Do you want a resend or can you fold this in?

--- a/tools/libxl/libxl_internal.h      Thu Apr 07 09:52:35 2011 +0100
+++ b/tools/libxl/libxl_internal.h      Thu Apr 07 09:54:52 2011 +0100
@@ -96,7 +96,6 @@ struct libxl__ctx {
 typedef enum {
     DEVICE_VIF = 1,

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