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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] tools: add configure --with-dumpdir=DIR option

On Fri, May 08, Ian Campbell wrote:

> On Fri, 2015-05-08 at 08:54 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > On Thu, May 07, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > 
> > > On Thu, 2015-05-07 at 10:10 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > > Does anyone actually use the non-FHS compliant current default
> > > of /var/xen/dump? Should we consider switching it to something more
> > > standard? Perhaps having done so making it configurable wouldn't be
> > > useful any more (although I'd be happy with it being so if desired).
> > Changing the default would work as well I think. Right now the path is
> > hardcoded. Should I adjust the patch to honour --localstatedir= or leave
> > the hardcoded path in the source?
> I don't mind really, but since you've already got the code for the
> former we may as well keep it but just change the default.

Ok, so I will resend with the new configure knob, change the default to
be /var/lib/xen/dump and adjust the docs to refer to the new default.


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