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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: Use xenbus to communicate with xenstore if the socket fails
On 09/12/10 10:21, Ian Campbell wrote:
I think there was at least 1 other practical differences, but it
seems to have eluded me.
Thinking more about it, it might be related to timeout, and/or it might
be: If xenstored has decided to not answer you, your thread is dead in
the water, because you end up stuck in kernel land forever (wait not
interruptible aka D).
(It might have been related to historical reasons, however it could
still be happening in the unlikely event of xenstored dying)
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