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Subject: Re: [virtio] [OASIS Issue Tracker] Created: (VIRTIO-35) race condition with multi-dword config accesses

On Tue, 2013-10-08 at 14:15 +0100, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > > Transitional devices should support both old and
> > > new guests.
> > 
> > We've discussed it before and I have a different opinion.
> It's merely a definition (we voted this into spec btw :) ).
> If you don't support legacy drivers
> you have a non transitional device.
> That's fine I guess.

This is what I meant - I don't mind the "transitional" idea in the spec.
I simply don't want to bother MMIO devices authors with maintaining
backward compatibility :-) Simply see no value of that in MMIO case.


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