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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 06/18] lib{xc, xl}: Seed grant tables with xenstore and console grants

On 01/12/2012 12:21 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Daniel De Graaf writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 06/18] lib{xc, xl}: Seed 
> grant tables with xenstore and console grants"):
>> The previous patch series used a domid file named similarly to a pid file
>> to identify the location of xenstored and xenconsoled; this method would
>> allow the TODO to be resolved. I think a better solution is to refer to the
>> xenstore/xenconsole domains by name instead of domid, and set the names in
>> a configuration file (/etc/xen/xl.conf?). This would also replace the
>> xenstore_dom/console_dom parameters in patch #5.
> Clearly this isn't a configuration parameter; it's a runtime value.
> You don't store pids in config files.

I was suggesting storing the domain name in the config file, which wouldn't
be a runtime value. However, I think it should be possible to place this in
xenstore, and that will probably be better as that's where you would expect
things like this to be.

> If this can't go in xenstore itself then a file in /var/run/xen would
> do just fine.
> Ian.

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