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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/3] tools: Make qemu-xen-traditional build optional.

On Tue, 2013-08-06 at 12:50 +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 06.08.13 at 12:32, Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Now that we have upstream qemu people may want to avoid building this extra
> > code.
> > 
> > There is a little bit of trickery in stubdom/configure.ac to ensure that the
> > ioemu stubdom is only built if qemu-traditional is enabled.
> > 
> > libxl will return an error if a caller tries to build a domain using
> > qemu-xen-traditional when this support was disabled at build time. Since
> > qemu-xen-traditional has been historically tightly bound to the Xen 
> > releases I
> > don't see any value in supporting "3rd party" provision of
> > qemu-xen-traditional.
> > 
> > We also do not want/need this on ARM therefore default is on for x86 and off
> > otherwise.
> Shouldn't turning qemu-trad off imply also turning off xend/xm?

You could still use PV domains without qemu-trad.


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