[libvirt] FW: [PATCH 1/4] Addition of XenAPI support to libvirt

Ewan Mellor ewan.mellor at eu.citrix.com
Tue Mar 23 13:21:55 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 12:43:09PM +0000, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 03:56:56PM +0100, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > 
> > >   Similary libcurl i looked at in configure.ac for ESX, this need
> > > to be modified to be checked more generally and the LIBCURL_*
> > > variables need to be used here too.
> > > 
> > > -> I didn't quite understand the libcurl part you mentioned. I too noticed that ESX has
> > > a piece of code in configure.ac to set the libcurl flags, do you want me to do add a similar
> > > bit of code in configure.ac for XenAPI that defines LIBCURL flags and then add in my Makefile.am?
> > 
> >   the code to look for libcurl in configure.ac is currently only
> > activated if esx support is on. It must be run if either esx or xen-api
> > are selected, the ESX portion need to be modified accordingly, and 
> > your parts and Makefiles patches too.
> > 
> Hmm.. is XenAPI the correct name? At least earlier it was used to refer to the 
> xend stuff in the traditional Xen.
> 'XAPI' name has been used for the newer XenServer/XCP xapi/xe stuff? 

xapi is the name of the daemon in XenServer/XCP.  The API itself is called
XenAPI, and yes, there is a implementation in xend too.  XenAPI is the correct
name, because it's the API that we're meeting, not a specific implementation
of it.


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