[libvirt] [Xen-devel] [BUG] insufficient quoting between "tap-ctl list" and xend/server/BlktapController.py

Ian Campbell Ian.Campbell at citrix.com
Fri Dec 2 10:18:13 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-12-02 at 08:51 +0000, Philipp Hahn wrote:
> Hello,
> On Thursday 01 December 2011 19:31:04 Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Philipp Hahn writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [BUG] insufficient quoting 
> between "tap-ctl list" and xend/server/BlktapController.py"):
> > > As a quick work-around, the attached patch fixes the problem for me. That
> > > is, until tap-ctl changes it's output format.
> >
> > Thanks, I have applied it.
> Thanks for applying.
> On Thursday 01 December 2011 20:51:05 Ian Campbell wrote:
> > xend is deprecated. This ultimately means that xend will go away. If you
> > are dependent on these features then you need put effort into ensuring
> > that they become supported in libxl and xl.
> For our forthcomming release of UCS-3.0 we really wanted to switch from Xend 
> to xl, but be had to switch back to using Xend, because libvirt still lacks 
> some important features like migration; see 
> <http://libvirt.org/hvsupport.html> for a comparison matrix. Back at the 
> beginning of 2011 Univention sponsored Markus Gross to work on the xl-binding 
> of libvirt, 

Thank you for putting your money where your mouth is here!

> but after the end of his internship I have not seen that much 
> work on the xl-binding in libvirt except from Jim Fehlig.

AFAIK Jim is the main man working on this stuff. Last I heard he was
working on migration but I don't know the status, Jim?


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