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Re: [Xen-devel] xend deprecation

On 04/09/13 17:33, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
On Wed, Sep 04, 2013 at 04:34:30PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
On Wed, 2013-09-04 at 16:18 +0100, George Dunlap wrote:
On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 3:04 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
<konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, Sep 04, 2013 at 08:29:07AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
On Tue, 2013-09-03 at 23:06 -0700, Matt Wilson wrote:
On Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 09:03:46AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
On Mon, 2013-09-02 at 13:32 -0700, Matt Wilson wrote:
Live migration between a system running xend to a system that doesn't
support xend would be a nice-to-have. That probably means some support
for SXP parsing either in libxl or in some compatibility tool.
This already works by using xl on the source side, e.g. a guest started
with xend on 4.1 can be migrated with 4.1's xl to 4.2.

xl doesn't run everywhere that we need it to.
Details please, or we aren't going to be able to even think about how to
solve this for you.

BTW You can also do a xend migration to e.g. 4.2 (using the xend whichis
in 4.2) and the use 4.2's xl to do a localhost migrate or a second
remote migrate to another 4.2 system.

xend's deprecation has been on the cards, and widely known, for several
releases now. It is time to quit stalling and start moving. I intend to
post a patch deleting it as soon as 4.4 is out the door.
And I think I might have to lobby hard against removing it.
If by lobby you mean "step up to maintain" then please do.
I can surely do that, but I would prefer to have the issues fixed.

You mean you prefer to have the xl issues fixed? I think we all do; so instead of lobbying hard to remove xend, you can lobby hard to get the outstanding issues fixed. :-)


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