[CentOS-virt] [CentOS-devel] xapi for centOS 6.6

Mon Mar 23 14:09:54 UTC 2015
George Dunlap <dunlapg at umich.edu>

On Sun, Mar 22, 2015 at 6:23 AM, Gautam Malu <gautam.maloo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a masters student at IIIT Hyderabad, India. I am writing a GOSC
> proposal for CentOS organization. It's about delivering a custom installer
> ISO which delivers Xen 4.4 stack on CentOS 6.
> full proposal:
> http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/proposal/public/google/gsoc2015/gautam_malu/5629499534213120
> I want to port xapi on CentOS 6 as part of it. There has been some previous
> efforts to port xapi on CentOS 6 but nothing official, as follows:
> http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/XAPI_On_CentOS_6
> https://github.com/JohnGarbutt/xen-api-devinstall
> http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Ceph_and_libvirt_technology_preview
> i was wondering if there is any other project going on to port xapi on
> CentOS 6 > CentOS 6.3 with XenServer being fully open source now.

I believe JonL has been looking into this; but that a newer version of
ocaml is a prerequisite for building xapi on CentOS 6.  I think he's
been pursuing that with the SCL SIG, but I'm not sure how far that's