Example to clarify my goals:I use xen-create-image to create the VM. It puts a config file called host1.cfg in /etc/xen. I would like to have a python script to automatically convert this .cfg file to something libvirt can use to start the VM.
Or another option would be some automated method of creating the VM in a similar fashion as xen-create-image.
thanks, tom On Jul 6, 2008, at 4:34 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
On Sat, Jul 05, 2008 at 10:21:36PM -0400, Thomas Moyer wrote:I've seen in the src tree that there are functions to read and use Xenconfiguration files. Are these functions available in the Python bindings or do I need to use C to get access to them? What I am mostly interested in doing is parsing the Xen config file and getting back the XML version that I can store and use later on.No, these methods are for internal use only. All acccess to the Xen config files must go via the public interfaces and XML format. Internally we use the config file API to convert from XML into the config file format andvica-verca Daniel --|: Red Hat, Engineering, London -o- http://people.redhat.com/berrange/ :| |: http://libvirt.org -o- http://virt-manager.org -o- http://ovirt.org :| |: http://autobuild.org -o- http://search.cpan.org/~danberr/ :| |: GnuPG: 7D3B9505 -o- F3C9 553F A1DA 4AC2 5648 23C1 B3DF F742 7D3B 9505 :|
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