[CentOS-virt] Beta CentOS 7 Xen packages available

Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk konrad.wilk at oracle.com
Tue Sep 8 14:58:37 UTC 2015


On Tue, Sep 08, 2015 at 10:50:57AM -0400, Alvin Starr wrote:
> FIrstly Centos is primarily a RHEL clone.
> This means that the primary design decisions are to be as RHEL like as
> possible.
> After that there are additions and upgrades.
> 
> Secondly Fedora does not actively support Xen.

Nonsense. Have you done 'yum install xen' ?

> As a long time Xen and RH/Fedora user I have spent lots of time
> building/rebuilding broken/missing packages in Fedora.
> Quite frankly Xen under Fedora is somewhat broken.

It is? Please open bugs and CC me on them (ketuzsezr at darnok.org)

> Libvirt support for KVM is very good because RH pays people to support KVM.
> Xen under the old config format has reasonable support(possibly 60% of
> features) but under libxl the support is much worse (possibly 30% of
> features).

Please file bugs so we can figure out which ones are missing.

> 
> Thirdly RedHat has been active at times to remove Xen support in favour
> of KVM(Their own virtualization technology).

Not sure I follow as Fedora does not make this distinction.

> Xen has been driven to some extents by the needs of Citrix and although
> they have helped others build packages for Fedora and libvirt its a good
> will effort and its hard to expect Citrix to spend effort on work that
> may not be in their best corporate interests.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 09/08/2015 09:02 AM, Itamar Reis Peixoto wrote:
> >
> >
> > > not fragment to a bunch of different individual people making a bunch of
> > > different RPM sets that the community does not know who produces, etc.
> > >
> >
> > what you're doing its a complete crap, what you said is different from
> > what you did, why you' (centos virt sig) not contributed to the work
> > of fedora guys instead of reinventing the wheel ?
> >
> >
> >
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