[meta-virtualization] [RFC] Separate Xen toolstack from hypervisor

Doug Goldstein cardoe at cardoe.com
Mon Dec 21 14:46:06 PST 2015

On 12/21/15 2:01 PM, M. Gregory wrote:
> Xen supports a variety of toolstacks, xl, libvirt, and xapi. Would it be
> acceptable to the meta-virtualization community to divide the Xen recipe
> into two separate recipes, one for the hypervisor and one for currently
> supported xl toolstack? With the possibility of including a xapi recipe
> in the future?
> -Machon

You can already do this. Just install "xen-hypervisor" instead of
"xen-base". xen-base is a fat package that includes all the other

Just make a receipe for xapi and make it depend on the libraries you
need from the xen package which are all in their own packages as well.

Doug Goldstein

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