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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen PVH support in grub2

From: George Dunlap
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Xen PVH support in grub2
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:07:24 +0100

On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 3:46 PM, Juergen Gross <address@hidden> wrote:
> I'm thinking about to add support for Xen PVH guests to grub2.
> Basically I see two options how to do it:
> a) add PVH support to current grub.xen (both, 32- and 64-bit), in
>    order to use the same grub binary for either pv-domains or
>    pvh-domains
> b) create a new variant grub.xenpvh capable only to boot pvh-domains
> Are there any preferences which way to go?

Well from a user perspective, it's better to have fewer binaries, and
from a builder / distro perspective it's better to have fewer builds.
So I would only do 'b' if 'a' is significantly more complicated.


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