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Re: [Xen-devel] Integrate kqemu emulation into xen hypervisor possible?

On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 02:41:17PM -0400, Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> I have always wondered why the xen developers decided to keep the qemu
> name for the domain device provider after they have completely gutted
> and pratically rewritten the original code?

Xen has not re-written the original code. QEMU provides both a CPU
emulator and a plethora of devices. Xen merely uses the device emulation
and not the CPU emulation. There's a few patches to integrate with Xen
but it is not a re-write.

> How about calling it just 'dm' for domain manager?

No, renaming functional components for mere cosmetic reasons, will cause real 
world breakage for existing deployments. This is not a net win.

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