[PATCH] qemu-doc: Clarify extent of build platform support

Markus Armbruster posted 1 patch 4 days ago
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git fetch https://github.com/patchew-project/qemu tags/patchew/20200213084335.15100-1-armbru@redhat.com
qemu-doc.texi | 9 +++++----
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

[PATCH] qemu-doc: Clarify extent of build platform support

Posted by Markus Armbruster 4 days ago
Supporting a build platform beyond its end of life makes no sense.
Spell that out just to be clear.

Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <armbru@redhat.com>
---
 qemu-doc.texi | 9 +++++----
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/qemu-doc.texi b/qemu-doc.texi
index a1ef6b6484..33b9597b1d 100644
--- a/qemu-doc.texi
+++ b/qemu-doc.texi
@@ -2880,10 +2880,11 @@ lifetime distros will be assumed to ship similar software versions.
 
 For distributions with long-lifetime releases, the project will aim to support
 the most recent major version at all times. Support for the previous major
-version will be dropped 2 years after the new major version is released. For
-the purposes of identifying supported software versions, the project will look
-at RHEL, Debian, Ubuntu LTS, and SLES distros. Other long-lifetime distros will
-be assumed to ship similar software versions.
+version will be dropped 2 years after the new major version is released,
+or when it reaches ``end of life''. For the purposes of identifying
+supported software versions, the project will look at RHEL, Debian,
+Ubuntu LTS, and SLES distros. Other long-lifetime distros will be
+assumed to ship similar software versions.
 
 @section Windows
 
-- 
2.21.1


Re: [PATCH] qemu-doc: Clarify extent of build platform support

Posted by Eduardo Habkost 3 days ago
On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 09:43:34AM +0100, Markus Armbruster wrote:
> Supporting a build platform beyond its end of life makes no sense.
> Spell that out just to be clear.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <armbru@redhat.com>

Thanks!

Reviewed-by: Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost@redhat.com>

> ---
>  qemu-doc.texi | 9 +++++----
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/qemu-doc.texi b/qemu-doc.texi
> index a1ef6b6484..33b9597b1d 100644
> --- a/qemu-doc.texi
> +++ b/qemu-doc.texi
> @@ -2880,10 +2880,11 @@ lifetime distros will be assumed to ship similar software versions.
>  
>  For distributions with long-lifetime releases, the project will aim to support
>  the most recent major version at all times. Support for the previous major
> -version will be dropped 2 years after the new major version is released. For
> -the purposes of identifying supported software versions, the project will look
> -at RHEL, Debian, Ubuntu LTS, and SLES distros. Other long-lifetime distros will
> -be assumed to ship similar software versions.
> +version will be dropped 2 years after the new major version is released,
> +or when it reaches ``end of life''. For the purposes of identifying
> +supported software versions, the project will look at RHEL, Debian,
> +Ubuntu LTS, and SLES distros. Other long-lifetime distros will be
> +assumed to ship similar software versions.
>  
>  @section Windows
>  
> -- 
> 2.21.1
> 

-- 
Eduardo


Re: [PATCH] qemu-doc: Clarify extent of build platform support

Posted by Daniel P. Berrangé 4 days ago
On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 09:43:34AM +0100, Markus Armbruster wrote:
> Supporting a build platform beyond its end of life makes no sense.
> Spell that out just to be clear.

Agreed, that matches my intention when first writing this doc.

> 
> Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <armbru@redhat.com>
> ---
>  qemu-doc.texi | 9 +++++----
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange@redhat.com>


> 
> diff --git a/qemu-doc.texi b/qemu-doc.texi
> index a1ef6b6484..33b9597b1d 100644
> --- a/qemu-doc.texi
> +++ b/qemu-doc.texi
> @@ -2880,10 +2880,11 @@ lifetime distros will be assumed to ship similar software versions.
>  
>  For distributions with long-lifetime releases, the project will aim to support
>  the most recent major version at all times. Support for the previous major
> -version will be dropped 2 years after the new major version is released. For
> -the purposes of identifying supported software versions, the project will look
> -at RHEL, Debian, Ubuntu LTS, and SLES distros. Other long-lifetime distros will
> -be assumed to ship similar software versions.
> +version will be dropped 2 years after the new major version is released,
> +or when it reaches ``end of life''. For the purposes of identifying
> +supported software versions, the project will look at RHEL, Debian,
> +Ubuntu LTS, and SLES distros. Other long-lifetime distros will be
> +assumed to ship similar software versions.
>  
>  @section Windows
>  
> -- 
> 2.21.1
> 

Regards,
Daniel
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