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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v10 14/15] docs: libxc migration stream specification

On Thu, 2015-04-23 at 12:48 +0100, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> From: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Add the specification for a new migration stream format.  The document
> includes all the details but to summarize:
> The existing (legacy) format is dependant on the word size of the
> toolstack.  This prevents domains from migrating from hosts running
> 32-bit toolstacks to hosts running 64-bit toolstacks (and vice-versa).
> The legacy format lacks any version information making it difficult to
> extend in compatible way.
> The new format has a header (the image header) with version information,
> a domain header with basic information of the domain and a stream of
> records for the image data.
> The format will be used for future domain types (such as on ARM).
> The specification is pandoc format (an extended markdown format) and the
> documentation build system is extended to support pandoc format documents.
> Signed-off-by: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>

Without reading:

Acked-by: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>

With two minor comments:

> diff --git a/docs/specs/libxc-migration-stream.pandoc 
> b/docs/specs/libxc-migration-stream.pandoc
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..455d1ce
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/docs/specs/libxc-migration-stream.pandoc
> @@ -0,0 +1,672 @@
> +% LibXenCtrl Domain Image Format
> +% David Vrabel <<david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>>
> +  Andrew Cooper <<andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>>
> +% Draft G

No longer a draft? Perhaps s/Draft/Version/?

> +Integer fields in the domain header and in the records are in the
> +endianess described in the image header (which will typically be the



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