[libvirt] New Libvirt Implementation - OpenNebula

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Tue Nov 4 16:21:50 UTC 2008

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 05:04:50PM +0100, Stefan de Konink wrote:
>> Last time *your* argument was that the API would get too big. Now why 
>> isn't that argument valid anymore? I'm honestly asking for an 
>> explanation on this point, and I do expect you have it.
> You are confusing internal API with external API. The external API has
> scalability issues because it is a long term supported ABI. The internal
> API size is irrelevant because we can & will change that at will. The 
> domain XML handling API is internal only for in-tree drivers. So there
> has been no change in policy wrt to the external API

Is an external tool able to use the internal XML handling (from a C 
perspective?) or isn't this code exported to the shared library?


ps. Sorry if you thought I was trying to virtualize a troll.

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