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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/6] libxl: Remove linux udev rules

On 07/14/2015 05:21 PM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-07-14 at 12:13 -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 07, 2015 at 12:39:52PM +0100, Wei Liu wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jul 06, 2015 at 11:51:39AM +0100, George Dunlap wrote:
>>>> They are no longer needed, having been replaced by a daemon for
>>>> driverdomains which will run scripts as necessary.
>> This introduces an regression. The 'daemon for driverdomains'
>> is xenbackendd - which only gets built for NetBSD.
> It's not (any more), it's "xl devd", which should be built everywhere.

Aha!  I knew I'd seen it somewhere.

In that case, do we actually still need xenbackendd?  Or does
xenbackendd do something slightly different?

> One thing which is missing is an initscript to launch this, it probably
> wants to be a new xendriverdomain or something since dom0 doesn't need
> this so xencommons would be wrong.

...and xencommons starts a bunch of things which should *not* be in
driver domains, like xenstored, xenconsoled, &c.


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