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Re: [Xen-devel] [XenSummit 2017] Notes from the PVH toolstack interface session

On 07/17/2017 04:08 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Andrew Cooper writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [XenSummit 2017] Notes from the PVH 
> toolstack interface session"):
>> On 17/07/17 10:36, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
>>>     kernel = "<path>"
>>>     ramdisk = "<path>"
>>>     cmdline = "<string>"
>>> <path>: relative or full path in the filesystem.
>> Please can xl or libxl's (not entirely sure which) path handling be
>> fixed as part of this work.  As noted in
>> http://xenbits.xen.org/docs/xtf/index.html#errata, path handling is
>> inconsistent as to whether it allows paths relative to the .cfg file. 
>> All paths should support being relative to the cfg file, as that is the
>> most convenient for the end user to use.
> Domain config files are conventionally in /etc.  It does not make
> sense to look for images there.

I never put them there.  But anyone who does put them there will be
using absolute paths.  Having non-absolute paths be relative to the cfg
file makes it easier for people to put config files somewhere *outside*
of /etc.


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