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Re: A question about mirage

I have no idea  about the state of XSM/FLASK I'm afraid.  Dave Scott is 
probably the person most qualified to answer this one, as he's built oxenstored 
as a stub domain already.


On 4 Feb 2013, at 12:11, tech mailinglists <mailinglists.tech@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello Anil,
> thanks for your reply. This sounds very good to me. I think that Mirage is a 
> great project, I think that the building of specialized appliances will be 
> the future.
> I have another question about a special Mirage usecase: I builded a 
> oxenstored mirage appliance which worked without problems. Now I would like 
> to run it on a Xen 4.2.1 with Linux 3.7.4. I talked already with some persons 
> and they say that there are problems with XSM/FLASK. Daniel de Graaf wrote an 
> XSM/FLASK ruleset which should work with 4.3 unstable in this mailinglist 
> post: http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2013-01/msg00956.html
> Do you know whether it's possible to modify this ruleset so that oxenstored 
> could work on 4.2.1 and the given XSM/FLASK features in this version?
> Best Regards
> 2013/2/4 Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Not yet; you have to use the Mirage base module which provides the OS 
> abstraction. However, some software is already written to be functorised 
> across an OS module for portability, such as the Arakoon database engine 
> (arakoon.org).  These were quite easy to port to Mirage.  Others, such as 
> MLDonkey, use the Unix module extensively and are harder.
> Raphael Proust is looking into a Mirage/UNIX compatibility layer, so this is 
> something we'll expand on more later on in the year once a stable first 
> version has been released.
> -anil
> On 4 Feb 2013, at 10:29, tech mailinglists <mailinglists.tech@xxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I have a question about the mirage OS. Is it possible to run every OCaml 
> > Source Code in mirage? So would it be possible to run for example a 
> > webserver written in OCaml or MLDonkey in mirage?
> >
> > Best Regards



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