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Re: [Xen-devel] Using the C library

> I want to start a domain from my C program. But it's not very clear how to do 
> so.

I wouldn't advise going down this route: In the xeno-unstable
(forthcoming 2.0) your program will need to talk to 'xend' rather
than invoking operations on Xen directly. This is necessary since
in the new IO model Xen no longer knows about the state of IO
devices etc; information about the state of the whole machine
is now held in xend.

Xend provides a http interface to enable other programs to issue
requests to it. You can see example invocations by looking at the
new 'xm' tool.

We anticipate that only xend will use the C libary interface to Xen.


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