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Re: [Xen-users] Xguests 1.1.0 released

Sorry for top posting,

I just realized xc_physinfo_t changed and is not backwards compat, which
will break some builds. Writing anything to work with Xen is a headache,
I'll fix this and post back again shortly.



On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 16:59 +0800, Tim Post wrote:
> Hi,
> We're happy to announce the 1.1.0 release of xguests, which uses Xenstat
> internals to print guest information in a variety of formats. Most of
> the information in 'xm top' is exported.
> Formats include:
>  * XML 1.0
>  * PHP Arrays
>  * BASH arrays
>  * Perl
>  * CSV
>  * Easy to scrape text
>  * The standard 'xm list' style format
> Sample output of the program can be found here:
> https://sharesource.org/hg/xguests/file/3b43aac7870c/docs/man/samples.txt
> Xguests can daemonize and update files on a given frequency, auto
> selecting output based on the file extension. For instance, if the
> output file is foo.php, the output will be in PHP array format. Unknown
> file types are treated as the default, which is XML.
> The tool is intended for people who are writing control panels for Xen.
> The tool uses one hypercall and multiple xenstore lookups, it will work
> without Xend if needed.
> Source downloads are available here:
> http://sharesource.org/project/xguests/
> A mercurial repository is available here:
> https://sharesource.org/hg/xguests/
> The bug tracker lives here:
> http://sharesource.org/project/xguests/bugs/
> Libxenstat is included in the repository, since Xen (by default) does
> not install libxenstat as a DSO. Currently, its Linux centric. As such,
> xguests needs to be compiled on a host that has Xen installed, since it
> must link against libxenctrl and libxenstore.
> Changes in this version mostly focus on introducing autoconf for better
> build sanity and updated documentation. A man 8 page will be installed.
> The next version will include MySQL and SQLite3 support. Xguests has
> been used for over 18 months, this is the first list announcement since
> we find it to be stable.
> Cheers, enjoy, report bugs if you find them.
> Happy Hacking,
> --Tim
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