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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v5 RFC 03/14] [HACK] tools/libxc: save/restore v2 framework

On 17/06/14 17:00, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-06-11 at 19:14 +0100, Andrew Cooper wrote:
>> For testing purposes, the environmental variable "XG_MIGRATION_V2" allows the
>> two save/restore codepaths to coexist, and have a runtime switch.
>> It is indended that once this series is less RFC, the v2 framework will
>> completely replace v1.
> When do you imagine that will be? It seems to me like it could/should
> reasonably happen now.

When I have some plausible libxl compatibility in the series, which is
still ongoing work.

If this were to be done in two parts, we would end up with a single
identifiable xl stream containing possibly the new or possibly the old
libxc stream, which makes backwards compatibility much harder to retrofit.


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