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Re: [Xen-users] blktap vs qemu backend

Great - thanks - I'll talk to Thanos.

On 04/10/2012, at 14.07.00, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, 2012-10-04 at 12:54 +0100, Kristoffer Harthing Egefelt wrote:
>>> You probably need to get out your coding gloves though I'm afraid.
>> I will try and let you know ;-) but I'm wondering what the difference is
>> between the two blktaps - why is xen not shipping with the blktap from
>> github if it got more features?
> The github one was a somewhat unintentional fork of the in-tree one by
> the XCP/XenServer folks and the in tree one has lagged somewhat.
> Thanos is working on resolving that fork as part of his blktap3 effort,
> which apart from taking the github stuff also removes the need for the
> kernel driver.
>> Could it be that some functionality will be missing from the github blktap
>> if I just replace xen blktap utils?
> If anything I would expect github to have more not less features.
> Ian.

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