[libvirt] [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Convert libxl driver to Xen 4.2

Jim Fehlig jfehlig at suse.com
Tue Nov 27 15:14:19 UTC 2012

George Dunlap wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:28 PM, Jim Fehlig <jfehlig at suse.com
> <mailto:jfehlig at suse.com>> wrote:
>     Based on a patch originally authored by Daniel De Graaf
>       http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2012-05/msg00565.html
>     This patch converts the Xen libxl driver to support only Xen >= 4.2.
>     Support for Xen 4.1 libxl is dropped since that version of libxl is
>     designated 'technology preview' only and is incompatible with Xen 4.2
>     libxl.  Additionally, the default toolstack in Xen 4.1 is still xend,
>     for which libvirt has a stable, functional driver.
> Great!  Just one question -- does this patch add any new functionality
> (e.g., migration for libxl), or just switch the existing functionality
> over to the new interface?

This patch just switches all existing functionality to the new libxl
interface.  There are other patches in the oven which add new functionality.


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