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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCHv7 0/3] tools: rework VM Generation ID

On Fri, 2014-06-27 at 14:57 +0100, David Vrabel wrote:
> This series reworks the VM Generation ID to a) conform to the
> published spec from Microsoft; b) simplify the save/restore code; and
> c) extend the libxl API to allow toolstacks to use this feature.
> The VM Generation ID must be regenerated with a new random ID after
> certain VM operations. Since xl lacks infrastructure for tracking the
> life-cycle of snapshots and clones (etc), the safe option of always
> using a new generation ID is used.
> You can download the spec from:
>   http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30707
> Patch status ([A]cked, [M]odified, [N]ew):
> M libxl: allow a generation ID to be specified at domain
> A xl: generate a new random VM generation ID if requested
> A docs: update docs for the ~/platform/generation-id key
> Changes in v7:
> - Fix Ocaml binding for libxl_ms_vm_genid type.

That bit looked good to me. Acked + applied.

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