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Re: [Xen-devel] Question about vcpu_avail

To: Michal Novotny <minovotn@xxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Question about vcpu_avail
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 16:28:01 +0000
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On 24/11/2009 15:27, "Michal Novotny" <minovotn@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> If you add new config fields to xend, then libvirt callers are going to need
>> to be modified to expose them to users, aren't they (e.g., in a GUI or
>> whatever)? If the callers need modifying anyway, then they can just be
>> modified in a similar way to what I propose for xm, and deconstruct into the
>> config primitives that xend already understands.
> Well, the thing is whether it isn't better to be added to Xend itself
> instead of xm ? This could avoid further modifications. Maybe the
> callers have to be modified a little but I am not sure.

Let me put it this way then: xend already allows you to express what you
want to be able to do, through vcpus/vcpu_avail. Prettifying that for end
users is an issue of UI design.

 -- Keir

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