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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 5/6] libxl: allow a generation ID to be specified at domain creation

On 10/06/14 12:01, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-06-03 at 14:15 +0100, David Vrabel wrote:
> Should we consider calling the API field name something more specific,
> like "ms_vgid"? I'm thinking of the case where some other OS vendor
> reinvents the wheel. (I don't care about the internals, just the API).

generation_id matches the platform/generation-id xenstore key so I would
keep the libxl field name as-is.

> Do you not need to worry about endianess when memcpy'ing out of a uuid?

No. The conversion of uuid to the two 64-bit integers is arbitrary, it
need only be consistent.  The integers in guest memory are in native


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