[PATCH] news: Document new Xen hypervisor features

Andrea Bolognani abologna at redhat.com
Thu Apr 23 07:48:21 UTC 2020

On Wed, 2020-04-22 at 11:55 -0600, Jim Fehlig wrote:
> On 4/22/20 11:06 AM, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> > [1] Although it will never be a full rename, because it still need to
> >      handle libxl:// connection URLs.
> libxl:// was never supported. DV rightly pointed out that introducing libxl:// 
> as another way to connect to Xen violated one of libvirt's core principles of 
> "minimize the change on the application stack as the lower layers of
> virtualization evolves". It took me a while to find that bit of history :-)
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2011-March/msg00449.html
> You'll also notice libxl:// is not mentioned on the Connect URI page
> https://libvirt.org/uri.html

I stand corrected! I clearly don't know much about Xen O:-)

Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization

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