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Re: [Xen-devel] Driver domains and hotplug scripts, redux

2012/1/17 Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> However xend should not be transition to this new scheme but should
> continue to use its existing scripts in the current manner.
> There was a conversation last year[0] about how a toolstack could
> opt-in/out of the use of the hotplug scripts. We decided that toolstacks
> should have to opt into the use of these scripts, by touching a stamp
> file.
> Although this wasn't implemented yet (unless I missed it) I guess the
> same scheme would apply to this work if that sort of thing turns out to
> be necessary.

Sorry for replying so many times, this is a big maybe, and possibly
it's too drastic, but after this changes xl and xend will not be
compatible anymore, so why don't we disable xend by default, and only
build xl?

When the new configure script is in, it will be trivial to select if
you want xl or xend, and only install one of those. Adding the option
--enable-xend should disable xl and only build and install xend
(printing a very big warning that xend is deprecated).

> Ian.
> [0] http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2011-06/msg00952.html

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