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Re: [libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 3/3] ui: remove support for SDL1.2 in favour of SDL2



On 8 August 2018 at 11:49, Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange redhat com> wrote:
> SDL1.2 was deprecated in the 2.12.0 release with:
>
>   commit e52c6ba34149b4f39c3fd60e59ee32b809db2bfa
>   Author: Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com>
>   Date:   Mon Jan 15 14:25:33 2018 +0000
>
>     ui: deprecate use of SDL 1.2 in favour of 2.0 series
>
>     The SDL 2.0 release was made in Aug, 2013:
>
>       https://www.libsdl.org/release/
>
>     That will soon be 4 + 1/2 years ago, which is enough time to consider
>     the 2.0 series widely supported.
>
>     Thus we deprecate the SDL 1.2 support, which will allow us to delete it
>     in the last release of 2018. By this time, SDL 2.0 will be more than 5
>     years old.
>
>     Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com>
>     Reviewed-by: Marc-André Lureau <marcandre lureau redhat com>
>     Message-id: 20180115142533 24585-1-berrange redhat com
>     Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel redhat com>
>
> It is thus able to be removed in the 3.1.0 release.

At least one of the BSD VMs in tests/vm/ is still using SDL1.2.
I think we should update that VM before we drop SDL1.2 support.

(This is probably just a matter of updating the VM image that
is currently stored on patchew somewhere. It would also be
nice if our test infra here had a mechanism for regenerating
that VM image from scratch rather than just being "here's a
disk image blob...")

thanks
-- PMM


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