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From: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
To: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
Cc: Anders Berg <anders.berg@lsi.com>,
	Russell King <linux@arm.linux.org.uk>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	kvmarm@lists.cs.columbia.edu,
	Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 0/5] Removing support for 32bit KVM/arm host
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 01:14:24 +0100
Message-ID: <CACRpkdYTpuONqYvhe2k7vpbBFRBbG6PVihzj8mKctpQiK4vXTQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200210141324.21090-1-maz@kernel.org>

On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 3:13 PM Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org> wrote:

> it has been a good prototype for the arm64 version,
> but it suffers a few problems:

Wittgenstein wrote that sometimes an intellectual exercise work like such
that you have to throw away the ladder after you climbed it. It often
happens in engineering.

It also echoes Fred Brooks Mythical Man-Month:
"In most projects, the first system built is barely usable....Hence plan to
throw one away; you will, anyhow."

> To reiterate: 32bit guest support for arm64 stays, of course. Only
> 32bit host goes.

That sounds more useful.

I won't miss it.
Acked-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>

Yours,
Linus Walleij
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Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <CGME20200210141344eucas1p25a6da0b0251931ef3659397a6f34c0c3@eucas1p2.samsung.com>
2020-02-10 14:13 ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-10 14:13   ` [RFC PATCH 1/5] arm: Unplug KVM from the build system Marc Zyngier
2020-02-10 14:13   ` [RFC PATCH 2/5] arm: Remove KVM from config files Marc Zyngier
2020-02-10 14:13   ` [RFC PATCH 3/5] arm: Remove 32bit KVM host support Marc Zyngier
2020-02-10 14:13   ` [RFC PATCH 4/5] arm: Remove HYP/Stage-2 page-table support Marc Zyngier
2020-02-10 14:13   ` [RFC PATCH 5/5] arm: Remove GICv3 vgic compatibility macros Marc Zyngier
2020-02-10 15:21   ` [RFC PATCH 0/5] Removing support for 32bit KVM/arm host Olof Johansson
2020-02-10 15:54     ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-10 15:46   ` Will Deacon
2020-02-10 16:25   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-02-10 16:26     ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2020-02-11 15:12   ` Vladimir Murzin
2020-02-11 15:23   ` Catalin Marinas
2020-02-17  0:14   ` Linus Walleij [this message]
2020-02-19 13:53   ` Stefan Agner
2020-02-20 11:01     ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-19 14:56   ` Christoffer Dall
2020-02-19 15:09   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-19 15:46     ` Jan Kiszka
2020-02-20 10:29       ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-20 12:44   ` Marek Szyprowski
2020-02-20 13:15     ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-20 13:17       ` Paolo Bonzini
2020-02-20 13:32       ` Robin Murphy
2020-02-20 14:01         ` Marc Zyngier
2020-02-20 14:38           ` Robin Murphy
2020-02-22 14:21   ` Takashi Yoshi
2020-02-22 14:40   ` Takashi Yoshi
2020-02-22 21:31     ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-02-25 21:34       ` Takashi Yoshi

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