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[Xen-devel] Re: A proposal - binary

On Sat, 5 Aug 2006, Andi Kleen wrote:

The problem with VMI is that while it allows hypervisor side evolution
it doesn't really allow Linux side evolution with its fixed spec.

But having it a bit isolated is probably ok.

actually, wouldn't something like this allow for a one-way evolution (the spec can be changed, but the hypervisor side needs to support clients what only talk older versions. i.e. the new spec is a superset of the old one (barring major security-type problems that require exeptions to the rules))?

David Lang

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