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Re: [Xen-devel] xen http interface - xensv

To: Jason McCandless <jasonmccandless@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] xen http interface - xensv
From: Steven Hand <Steven.Hand@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2005 14:31:32 +0100
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> What is the status of xensv currently? Why has it been dropped from 
> unstable?

XenSV was heavily reliant on the twisted framework; when we rewrote
xend to not require twisted, xensv was a casuality. Given that it 
hadn't actually worked for quite a while anyway, we decided to remove
it for now. 

> I am considering picking up the torch. Would I be better advised to start 
> anew with apache and perl/python/whatever instead of the twisted framework 
> used in xensv.

I think it'd be best to avoid re-introducing twisted; it's a cool
framework but rather overkill for what we want. 

Building a nice GUI/web front end would be great -- though you may
want to take a look at some of the existing projects out there (e.g.
clarkson I think have some s/w as well as a few others -- check the



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