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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] /sys/hypervisor/uuid

To: Christian.Limpach@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] /sys/hypervisor/uuid
From: Jeremy Katz <katzj@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2006 11:46:40 -0400
Cc: Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Xen devel list <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Markus Armbruster <armbru@xxxxxxxxxx>, Christian Limpach <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 16:44 +0100, Christian Limpach wrote:
> On 5/22/06, Jeremy Katz <katzj@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 14:24 +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> > > Well, the bottom line is: I will apply the uuid patch for sysfs if you
> > > want it. But don't be surprised if the whole lot goes in the bin at
> > > some point when we have the inevitable fight with the kernel
> > > maintainers. In contrast, libxs presents a stable supported interface.
> >
> > I really think the "do transactions via xenstore in domU" is going to
> > have as much or more of a fight involved.
> Could you maybe find out?  It's a bit odd to decide to add an
> additional interface just based on speculation?  Especially when the
> added interface is a lot less generic than the already existing one.

The only way to find out is actually submitting patches and getting them
reviewed and accepted.

Anything else is tea leaves and psychic voodoo :-)


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