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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [qemu] xen_be_init under stubdom

On Thu, 20 Jan 2011, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Stefano Stabellini writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [qemu] xen_be_init under 
> stubdom"):
> > the current xen_backend code in qemu cannot handle being run in a
> > stubdom, for example:
> > 
> > dom0 = xs_get_domain_path(xenstore, 0);
> Well, fine, then it will fall over.  I don't see why we need to
> special-case anything.
It depends on how it fails.
And in any case, isn't it better to explicitly avoid running any code
that we know for sure it cannot run? So that the next person that looks
at this code doesn't assume that the backends are run in the stubdom too
before realizing that they actually fail to start?

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