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Re: [libvirt] [Xen-devel] [BUG] insufficient quoting between "tap-ctl list" and xend/server/BlktapController.py



Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-12-02 at 08:51 +0000, Philipp Hahn wrote:
>   
>> Hello,
>>
>> On Thursday 01 December 2011 19:31:04 Ian Jackson wrote:
>>     
>>> Philipp Hahn writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [BUG] insufficient quoting 
>>>       
>> between "tap-ctl list" and xend/server/BlktapController.py"):
>>     
>>>> As a quick work-around, the attached patch fixes the problem for me. That
>>>> is, until tap-ctl changes it's output format.
>>>>         
>>> Thanks, I have applied it.
>>>       
>> Thanks for applying.
>>
>> On Thursday 01 December 2011 20:51:05 Ian Campbell wrote:
>>     
>>> xend is deprecated. This ultimately means that xend will go away. If you
>>> are dependent on these features then you need put effort into ensuring
>>> that they become supported in libxl and xl.
>>>       
>> For our forthcomming release of UCS-3.0 we really wanted to switch from Xend 
>> to xl, but be had to switch back to using Xend, because libvirt still lacks 
>> some important features like migration; see 
>> <http://libvirt.org/hvsupport.html> for a comparison matrix. Back at the 
>> beginning of 2011 Univention sponsored Markus Gross to work on the xl-binding 
>> of libvirt, 
>>     
>
> Thank you for putting your money where your mouth is here!
>
>   
>> but after the end of his internship I have not seen that much 
>> work on the xl-binding in libvirt except from Jim Fehlig.
>>     
>
> AFAIK Jim is the main man working on this stuff. Last I heard he was
> working on migration but I don't know the status, Jim?
>   

As you've probably noticed, I haven't had much time to devote to libxl
and the libxl libvirt driver :-(.  Migration, and some other important
but missing features, are on my todo list, but not quite sure when I'll
get back to this work.

Regards,
Jim


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