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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC] libxl: fix paths in capability string

On Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 04:50:53PM +0000, Frediano Ziglio wrote:
> 2015-01-06 16:12 GMT+00:00 Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> > Currently libxl driver hardcodes some paths in its capability string,
> > which might not be the correct paths.
> >
> > This patch introduces --with-libxl-prefix, so that user can specify the
> > prefix used to build Xen tools. The default value is /usr/local which is
> > the default --prefix for Xen tools.
> >
> > Change emualtor from qemu-dm to qemu-system-i386 because libxl (in Xen)
> > use this as the default emulator.
> >
> > No need to check hostarch to determine whether to use lib or lib64
> > anymore because we now always use lib.
> >
> Wouldn't then better to separate it in a different patch?
> Also this make libvirt not compatible with former Xen versions. Is
> this expected?

No. I don't want to break compatibility. However these strings are not
used in libxl driver so there's nothing to break.

I'm not very familiar with libvirt so I could be wrong.  Corrections
welcome. :-/


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