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Re: [Xen-devel] [BUG] libxenstat and xentop confused by renamed VIF interfaces

>>> On 21.05.14 at 13:52, <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-05-21 at 13:35 +0200, Jacek Konieczny wrote:
>> One question: can I assume /sys is always mounted and the
>> '/sys/.../device/nodename', contains 'backend/vif/$domid/*' or should
>> there be a fall-back to the old behaviour?
> I think on Linux we can assume these days that /sys must exist. I'm less
> sure about the content of nodename, in particular WRT the behaviour of
> the classic-Xen forward ports. (Jan, CCd, might know).
> I'd be inclined to keep the existing code as a fallback for now, I
> think.

I agree - an eventual change in sysfs layout would need hunting
down between 2.6.18 and 3.15; not something I would do without
a very good reason. And I can't tell without doing so...


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