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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v5 00/12] libxl: ocaml: improve the bindings

On Tue, 2013-11-26 at 17:52 +0000, Rob Hoes wrote:
> This series contains version 5 of the remaining patches to fix the OCaml
> bindings to libxl.

Since we are now into the freeze period we (really, you ;-) need to make
an argument to the release manager (George) for why this should go in
now. His guidance is in

The benefit of this series is that it allows for ocaml based xen
toolstacks (specifically xapi) to start making the transition to using
libxl. It would be awesome if 4.4 provided a decent baseline for that.

The risk is that we break the bindings for some existing users, but I am
99.9% certain there can be none of those. Effectively Rob is the only
user today. The bindings in 4.3 were not really usable, at least not in

Overall I think the benefits outweigh the risks.

(sorry if we made this argument on a previous posting, I don't see it in
my QUEUE if so)


> The main changes are a fix for a deadlock issue identified by Ian Jackson
> (patches 8-9), and some fixes for issues found by Coverity (patches 10-11).
> For convenience, the patches in this series may be pulled using:
> git pull git://github.com/robhoes/xen.git hydrogen-upstream-v5

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