On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 10:58 -0600, Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 13:43 +0000, Keir Fraser wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > This is a heads up, mainly to the PowerPC and IA64 folks, that Gerd's new
> > domain builder (including new Elf parser) is now checked into xen-unstable.
> > This has disabled the old builder and elf-parsing code which will shortly be
> > removed entirely.
> > 
> > So far the new libelf has only been run-tested on x86, so...
> > 
> > For IA64: most of the code is in place, but the new code needs some
> > run-testing and possibly some small fixups to get it working.
> > 
> > For PPC: looks like you have your own domain builder, which you may or may
> > not decide to merge with the main code (it would be nice to!).
> Not sure what you mean by "our own domain builder"; we've been
> implementing xc_linux_build() for quite a while now (and thus integrated
> with xend).

Sorry, I misunderstood. I was seeing all the libelf churn, and I missed
the fact that xc_linux_build() is going away entirely (?).

I'm still not sure what you mean by "our own domain builder" -- there is
simply no way we're going to add more ifdefs to
tools/libxc/xc_linux_build.c (or equivalent)...

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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