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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v6 0/13] Migration Stream v2

On Tue, 2014-07-08 at 11:50 +0100, David Vrabel wrote:
> On 07/07/14 18:37, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> > 
> > The next area of work is the libxl integration, which will seek to undo the
> > current layering violations.  It will involve introducing a new libxl 
> > framing
> > format (which will happen to look curiously similar to the libxc framing
> > format), as well as providing legacy compatibility using the legacy 
> > conversion
> > scripts so migrations from older libxl/libxc toolstacks will continue to 
> > work.
> I think the xl/libxl work is orthogonal to this libxc work.  If the
> libxl maintainers are keen on addressing similar problems with the libxl
> stream protocol then perhaps they could volunteer?  It seems somewhat
> unfair to require people fixing a related area in libxc to also do this
> work.

AFAIK no one has asked Andrew to do anything with the xl/libxl layer
stuff (at least not beyond any protocol framing explicitly required due
to the libxc changes), it's all been of his own desire.


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