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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH 08/15] xen: Read and write the state of the VM in

To: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH 08/15] xen: Read and write the state of the VM in xenstore
From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 12:15:48 +0100
Cc: Anthony Perard <anthony.perard@xxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "qemu-devel@xxxxxxxxxx" <qemu-devel@xxxxxxxxxx>, Anthony Liguori <anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Stefano Stabellini <Stefano.Stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sun, 15 Aug 2010, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 08/13/2010 02:53 PM, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> > On 08/12/2010 09:09 AM, stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >> From: Anthony PERARD<anthony.perard@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >>
> >> Introduce functions to read and write the state of the VM in xenstore.
> >
> > This basically creates a new management interface for QEMU via the
> > xenstore.
> >
> > Our management interface is QMP. If you want to maintain compatibility,
> > you'll need to write a QMP -> xenstore daemon that maps events
> > appropriately.
> This would belong in xl/libxl.
Yes, but considering that we don't want a xenstore-based management
interface I would gladly do without the compatibility daemon.
We'll try to reduce all the xenstore interaction to the bare minimum,
and use QMP everywhere else.

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