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Re: [PATCH v2 0/2] block: deprecate the sheepdog driver



On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 12:16 PM Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange redhat com> wrote:
>
> 2 years back I proposed dropping the sheepdog mailing list from the
> MAINTAINERS file, but somehow the patch never got picked up:
>
>   https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-block/2018-03/msg01048.html
>
> So here I am with the same patch again.
>
> This time I go further and deprecate the sheepdog driver entirely.
> See the rationale in the second patch commit message.
>
> Daniel P. Berrangé (2):
>   block: drop moderated sheepdog mailing list from MAINTAINERS file
>   block: deprecate the sheepdog block driver
>
>  MAINTAINERS                |  1 -
>  block/sheepdog.c           | 15 +++++++++++++++
>  configure                  |  5 +++--
>  docs/system/deprecated.rst |  9 +++++++++
>  4 files changed, 27 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 2.26.2
>
>

I don't know of anyone shipping this other than Fedora, and I
certainly don't use it there.

Upstream looks like it's unmaintained now, with no commits in over two
years: https://github.com/sheepdog/sheepdog/commits/master

Can we also get a corresponding change to eliminate this from libvirt?

Reviewed-by: Neal Gompa <ngompa13 gmail com>


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