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RE: [Xen-users] discovering Xen version

To: "aq" <aquynh@xxxxxxxxx>, "Andrew Thompson" <andrewkt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] discovering Xen version
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2005 09:46:16 +0100
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> Ian, is this what you named "xm --version" in todo list? if 
> not, what it is? (so vague!
> )

Yep, though I actually prefer the idea of adding it to 'xm info'. We
should report the xen version, tools version, and dom0 linux version.
> > I'm 100% new to python, but I've figured out where to add 
> code to make 
> > this show up in xm info. (Already tested with dummy data.)
> > 
> > Can anyone tell me what object or function I could squeeze 
> to get the 
> > Xen version number?
> it is not that trivial. you must hack up here and there... 
> for example, it is necessary to extend python wrapper for this.

Yep, you'll need to export it through the hypercall interface.


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