package xen-gnt-unix

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These allow your program (running either in userspace or in kernelspace via MirageOS) to read and write memory exported by other VMs on the same host. These APIs are the foundation of all inter-VM communication on Xen.

Published: 29 May 2017


Xen grant table bindings for OCaml.

These are used to create Xen device driver "backends" (servers) and "frontends" (clients).

This library can be used in both kernelspace (via Mirage) or in userspace (on Linux). To see a concrete example, have a look at [mirage/ocaml-vchan]

Dependencies (7)

  1. conf-xen build
  2. io-page-unix
  3. io-page
  4. xen-gnt
  5. jbuilder >= "1.0+beta9"
  6. ocamlfind build
  7. ocaml >= "4.00.0" & < "5.0"

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