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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 11/12] xenctx: Dump registers via hvm info if available.

On 08/11/13 10:13, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-11-07 at 13:56 -0500, Don Slutz wrote:
>> On 11/06/13 15:35, Andrew Cooper wrote:
>>> I would certainly not object if someone were to merge these two tools
>>> into one.  It is particularly awkward as xen-hvmctx ends up being
>>> installed into /usr/sbin/ and is therefore on the $PATH, while xenctx
>>> ends up off the $PATH in /usr/lib/xen/bin/
>> The way I would do this is to make 1 source file, delete the 2nd, and
>> install the same code as both xenctx and xen-hvmctx.  argv[0] can be
>> decoded and the default action adjusted based on the name. In this
>> case there would be command line options to get the current old output
>> for each tool.
> Personally I don't think we need to retain any kind of CLI compatibility
> for such developer focused tools. I'd be perfectly happy for the
> (sensible) functionality of hvmctx to be merged into xenctx and to then
> disappear.
> Ian.

Agreed - I would much prefer one single tool with a useful set of
options rather than keeping around something which vaguely looks like an
older tool for the sake of it.

This is strictly a dev tool rather than production tool.


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