Subject: Re: Using vm-tools instead of xentools
To: None <>
From: Martti Kuparinen <>
List: port-xen
Date: 06/21/2005 14:09:15
Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> This looks good. Especially, it may not have the big security issue xentools
> has. Any vonlunteer for packaging it ?

This needs libxc (from the official xen distribution). I tried to create 
a package for libxc but it's failing right now:

ROOT n70:/usr/pkgsrc/sysutils/libxc> make
===> Checking for vulnerabilities in libxc-2.0.6
=> Checksum SHA1 OK for xen-2.0.6-src.tgz.
=> Checksum RMD160 OK for xen-2.0.6-src.tgz.
===> Extracting for libxc-2.0.6
===> Required installed package gmake>=3.78: gmake-3.80nb4 found
===> Patching for libxc-2.0.6
===> Overriding tools for libxc-2.0.6
===> Creating toolchain wrappers for libxc-2.0.6
===> Configuring for libxc-2.0.6
===> Building for libxc-2.0.6
/bin/mkdir -p 
/bin/cp /home/netbsd/pkgsrc/sysutils/libxc/files/xenio.h 
[ -e xen/linux ] || mkdir -p xen/linux
[ -e xen/io ]    || mkdir -p xen/io
( cd xen >/dev/null ; \
   ln -sf ../../../xen/include/public/*.h . )
( cd xen/io >/dev/null ; \
    ln -sf ../../../../xen/include/public/io/*.h . )
( cd xen/linux >/dev/null ; \
   ln -sf 
../../../../linux-2.6.11-xen-sparse/include/asm-xen/linux-public/*.h . )
/usr/pkg/bin/gmake libxc.a
gmake[1]: Entering directory 
ar rc libxc.a
gcc  -DPIC -O2 -m32 -march=i686 -Wall -Werror -O3 -fno-strict-aliasing 
-I ../../tools/libxutil -I. -Wp,-MD,.build.d -m32 -march=i686 -Wall 
-Werror -O3 -fno-strict-aliasing -I ../../tools/libxutil -I. 
-Wp,-MD,.xc_atropos.opic.d -fPIC -c -o xc_atropos.opic xc_atropos.c
In file included from xc_atropos.c:9:
xc_private.h: In function `do_xen_hypercall':
xc_private.h:69: error: `_IOC_NONE' undeclared (first use in this function)
xc_private.h:69: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
xc_private.h:69: error: for each function it appears in.)
gmake[1]: *** [xc_atropos.opic] Error 1

Any ideas how to take care of this _IOC_NONE?