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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][XEND]Fix checkname so that it detects duplicate domains.

  • To: "Petersson, Mats" <Mats.Petersson@xxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 10:20:57 +0100
  • Delivery-date: Fri, 25 May 2007 02:19:25 -0700
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: Aced6etScrTUhsnqQ+CeH6LEai4TSAAxBT/b
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][XEND]Fix checkname so that it detects duplicate domains.

On 24/5/07 10:57, "Petersson, Mats" <Mats.Petersson@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> The previous behaviour was to check that the UUID is different, but for
> domains that either have UUID in the config file, or that are the result
> of restore, the UUID is definitely going to be the same for multiple
> instances, so I believe this isn't a correct behaviour in the first
> place. 

If we don't enforce UUID uniqueness, what is the point of having a UUID?
Also, don't we store some VM information in /vm/<uuid> in xenstore: how does
that work out if we have multiple domains with the same UUID?

 -- Keir

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