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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [Xend] Move some backend configuration

To: John Levon <levon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Pascal Bouchareine <pascal@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [Xend] Move some backend configuration
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 15:48:29 +0100
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On 30/9/08 15:43, "John Levon" <levon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 04:24:43PM +0200, Pascal Bouchareine wrote:
>> This patch moves some dom0 variables and backend device
>> configuration from frontend directories to
>> /local/domain/<backdomid>/backend or /vm.
> What is the point of this? These paths, however wrong they might be, are
> API, surely.

Which guaranteed API would that be? These paths are private to the toolstack
implementation. Perhaps the only exception is the
xenconsoled-to-console-client xenstore path, but that is the one that most
urgently needs to change, since we can't trust domUs not to mess with the
tty path, for example.

 -- Keir

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