[Haskell-cafe] [ANN] Bindings to Xen Control (xenctrl.h)

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sun Jun 1 02:31:40 EDT 2008

> All,
> I'm just getting started with hsXenCtrl [1] as both a fun way to play
> with Xen and become proficient with Haskell FFI.  Once I get my
> community.haskell.org account squared away I'll likely setup a public
> darcs repo (and a homepage somewhere).
> As for modules: I intend to expand on the trival FFI bindings in
> System.Xen.CBindings and there'll be a higher level interface in
> System.Xen (functions will standardize on returning Either or throwing
> exceptions, hiding the xc_handle open/close, etc).
> Typical Disclaimers:
> The _only_ thing I've actually done with this, just tonight, is pause /
> unpause domains.  API is subject to change!  Only my exact build of Xen
> is sure to work, and no promise even then.
> TomMD
> [1] http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/hsXenCtrl

Good stuff. Perhaps the synopsis should include a link or description of
the typical use cases/ thinks we might achieve?

-- Don

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