[Pkg-xen-devel] Changes for 3.2
ralph at debianbase.de
Mon Dec 3 14:21:55 UTC 2007
Am Montag, 3. Dezember 2007 10:21:59 schrieb Julien Danjou:
> Hi Bastian,
> At 1196596219 time_t, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > Some proposed changes:
> > * Fixiate the API/ABI of some libs, for the stable version, including
> > - libxenctrl,
> > - libxenstat,
> > - libxenstore.
> > As upstream don't know what abinames are for, roll own abinames.
> > * Add libxenctrlX, libxenstatX, libxenstoreX, if abinames may be
> > different or libxenX if the abinames should the same for all libs.
> > * Add libxen-dev including
> > - static libxenctrl, libxenstat, libxenstore,
> > - maybe static libxenapi,
> > - public Xen headers,
> > - library headers.
> > * Include the security tools.
do you mean sHype and vtpm? I would really like seeing that in the debian
> > * Move xenstore-* tools into own package. They are usefull on all
> > domains.
> > * 3.2 should finally support 32bit utils on a 64bit hypervisor, so add
> > amd64 hypervisor for i386.
I think a dom0 kernel compiled against a recent xen version is needed for
that. at least the debian 2.6.18-5-xen kernels aren't new enough for that.
do you have plans for a new -xen kernel too?
> > * For remaining private libs, use $ORIGIN in rpath.
we should think about including vfb/xenfb. might be useful for some people.
> Seems fine.
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