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[Xen-devel] Re: is the xen toolstack backwards compatible ?

To: Sander Eikelenboom <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: is the xen toolstack backwards compatible ?
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2009 07:22:14 +0000
Cc: Christoph Egger <Christoph.Egger@xxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 09/12/2009 00:23, "Sander Eikelenboom" <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> So if it was no coincidence but desirable, at the moment xend and xentop from
> unstable don't seem to work on 3.4.2 hypervisor anymore.

There's no compatibility guarantee across different major Xen releases. But
Christoph Egger did a lot of work to allow multiple toolstacks to be
installed side by side. I think you should just need to specify a
PREFIX=/path/to value when building the tools. Is that right, Christoph?

 -- Keir

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