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Re: [Xen-devel] Control tools work

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Control tools work
From: "Charles Coffing" <ccoffing@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2005 07:56:54 -0600
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> [1] I think I'll make the control pipe and error/progress reporting 
> filehandles function call arguments to make it easier to use 
> {save,restore} when you link libxc into your application. 
> Although I really think you want to run these in a seperate process to 
> isolate them from your main application.  If there's real demand we 
> could bring back something like ioctxt to give you callbacks for 
> control/error/progress. 

Is there a specific reason you suggest running these in a separate process?  
I'm wondering if this is just a general preference because isolation tends to 
be a good thing, or if you suspect, say, a maliciously crafted domain could 
somehow crash the domain builder function.

Thanks for your explanations, by the way.


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