[xen-tools] Re: Argo development, was Re: Traffic accouting with xen
eric.lemoine at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 16:37:20 CEST 2006
On 8/21/06, Steve Kemp <steve at steve.org.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 12:21:40PM +0200, Eric Lemoine wrote:
> > Steve, would you mind elaborating a bit more on the mechanisms you
> > plan to introduce in argo-server? What is the state of current CVS
> > w.r.t. these mechanisms/changes? Thx.
> The basic server + client framework I wish to keep.
> However rather than using the custom text-based protocol I wish
> to switch everything to using an XML-RPC communication method.
> This allows clients to be constructed and maintained more easily,
> as well as allowing a better ability for the server to return
> semi-arbitary datatypes/datalengths.
> Additionally I could easily build a "reflector" allowing a
> client to query *all* the Xen hosts on the LAN, rather than just
> CVS is stalled because I'm busy, but the server conversion is
> mostly complete. The clients are broken in that they still use the
> old method, so the system as a whole is broken until that is fixed.
> The last release still works fine, and a new release will be ready
> once the clients are updated - the won't be anything new in the
> next release just the different transport.
Ok. Clear. Thanks for your response.
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