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Xen 4.2 added to pkgsrc
I've just committed sysutils/xenkernel42 and sysutils/xentools42.
They have had fairly extensive testing, but they are just initial
commits. I've added them so that people can test them, break them,
improve them, etc.
Note that xm/xend is deprecated but they do still work. xl is
working in this version. But, I've only tested it with file backed
vbds. I haven't tested it with LVM or raw partitions.
Major things that don't work yet are HVM and grant tables. The
issue with HVM is that Qemu wasn't compiling, and I just commented it
out in order to move forward. The issue with grant tables is that it
appears that the interface has changed and I haven't fully adapted the
So, have at it. Let me know what breaks. Patches would be
greatly appreciated (or just commit if you have cvs access).
Otherwise, I need enough details on what breaks in order to
duplicate/fix the problem.
One thing to note is that Xen 4.3.0rc1 was released a week ago.
This raises the question of whether to spend a lot of time working on
improving the Xen 4.2 packages, or switch to starting work on the Xen
4.3 packages? Any thoughts on this question?
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