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[XenPPC] Re: [Xen-devel] architecture-specific stuff in xend

To: Hollis Blanchard <hollisb@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [XenPPC] Re: [Xen-devel] architecture-specific stuff in xend
From: John Levon <levon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 16:59:53 +0100
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On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 10:34:25AM -0500, Hollis Blanchard wrote:

> Rather than having these inline tests everywhere ("if os.uname()[4] in
> ('ia64', 'ppc64'):"), would it make more sense to have some sort of
> "architecture" object, and do things like:

It'd be good if it were slightly more general and covered other system
stuff too (namely OS). On Solaris some of the Xen binaries/scripts live
in different locations in order to meet our file system requirements.

> I'm not sure how/where to instantiate the arch object though.

Presumably you could do the instance() singleton trick?


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