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From: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>
To: Olaf Hering <olaf@aepfle.de>, <xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org>
Cc: Ian Jackson <iwj@xenproject.org>, Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] tools: remove unused sysconfig variable XENSTORED_ROOTDIR
Date: Thu, 6 May 2021 17:49:14 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <a236f079-1771-7808-bb16-97b9dc5ed733@citrix.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210506151631.1227-1-olaf@aepfle.de>

On 06/05/2021 16:16, Olaf Hering wrote:
> The sysconfig variable XENSTORED_ROOTDIR is not used anymore.
> It used to point to a directory with tdb files, which is now a tmpfs.
>
> In case the database is not in tmpfs, like on sysv and BSD systems,
> xenstored will truncate existing database files during start.
>
> Fixes commit 2ef6ace428dec4795b8b0a67fff6949e817013de
>
> Signed-off-by: Olaf Hering <olaf@aepfle.de>

Acked-by Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>, although as we're
trying to keep on top of the changelog this time around, we probably
want the following hunk:

diff --git a/CHANGELOG.md b/CHANGELOG.md
index 0106fccec1..6896d70757 100644
--- a/CHANGELOG.md
+++ b/CHANGELOG.md
@@ -6,6 +6,10 @@ The format is based on [Keep a
Changelog](https://keepachangelog.com/en/1.0.0/)
 
 ## [unstable
UNRELEASED](https://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=staging)
- TBD
 
+### Removed
+ - XENSTORED_ROOTDIR environment variable from configuration files and
+   initscripts, due to being unused.
+
 ## [4.15.0
UNRELEASED](https://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=RELEASE-4.15.0)
- TBD
 
 ### Added / support upgraded

~Andrew



  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-06 16:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-06 15:16 Olaf Hering
2021-05-06 16:49 ` Andrew Cooper [this message]
2021-05-12 14:52   ` Andrew Cooper
2021-05-12 15:07     ` Olaf Hering
2021-05-12 15:24       ` Andrew Cooper

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