This layer provides support for building Xen, KVM, Libvirt, and associated packages necessary for constructing OE-based virtualized solutions.

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The meta-virtualization layer depends upon:


The meta-virtualization layer recommends:

Recipe name Version Description
biossums 0.7a biossums tool for building Plex86/Bochs LGPL VGABios
ceph 15.2.0 User space components of the Ceph file system
cgroup-lite 1.15 Light-weight package to set up cgroups at system boot.
cloud-image-compute 1.0
cloud-image-controller 1.0
cloud-image-guest 1.0
cni 0.7.1+git4cfb7b568922a3c79a23e438dc52fe537fc9687e Container Network Interface - networking for Linux containers
compose-file 3.0+gitX Parser for the Compose file format (version 3)
conmon 2.0.11 An OCI container runtime monitor
container-base 1.0 Basic container image
containerd-docker v0.2.x+gitX containerd is a daemon to control runC
containerd-opencontainers v1.2.14+gitX containerd is a daemon to control runC
cri-o 1.17.0+git6d0ffae63b9b7d8f07e7f9cf50736a67fb31faf3 Open Container Initiative-based implementation of Kubernetes Container Runtime Interface
criu 3.13+gitX CRIU
crun 0.10.2+gita43f72196f7aaf713dc997eaddd0f08612f60ac0 A fast and low-memory footprint OCI Container Runtime fully written in C.
dev86 0.16.20 This is a cross development C compiler, assembler and linker environment for the production of 8086 executables (Optionally MSDOS COM)
diod 1.0.24+gitX Diod is a user space server for the kernel v9fs client.
docker-ce 19.03.8-ce+gitafacb8b7f0d8d4f9d2a8e8736e9c993e672b41f3 Linux container runtime
docker-distribution v2.7.1 The Docker toolset to pack, ship, store, and deliver content
docker-moby 19.03.15+git420b1d36250f9cfdc561f086f25a213ecb669b6f Linux container runtime
fuse-overlayfs 0.6.4 FUSE implementation of overlayfs.
go-build 0.1-gitda0c75c58ae5232d19b1791c33545db3225e1ea9 console for runx
go-capability 0.0+gitX Utilities for manipulating POSIX capabilities in Go.
go-cli 1.1.0+gitX A small package for building command line apps in Go
go-connections 0.2.1+gitX Utility package to work with network connections
go-context git A golang registry for global request variables.
go-dbus 4.0.0+gitX Native Go bindings for D-Bus
go-digest v1.0.0-rc0+gitX Common digest package used across the container ecosystem.
go-distribution 2.6.0+gitX The Docker toolset to pack, ship, store, and deliver content
go-errors v0.8.0+gitX Simple error handling primitives
go-fsnotify 1.2.11+gitX A golang registry for global request variables.
go-libtrust 0.0+gitX Primitives for identity and authorization
go-logrus 0.11.0+gitX A golang registry for global request variables.
go-md2man 1.0.10+gitX A markdown to manpage generator.
go-metalinter 0.0+gitX Go Meta Linter.
go-mux git A powerful URL router and dispatcher for golang.
go-patricia 2.2.6+gitX A generic patricia trie (also called radix tree) implemented in Go (Golang)
go-pty git PTY interface for Go
go-systemd 4+gitX Go bindings to systemd socket activation, journal, D-Bus, and unit files
grpc-go 1.4.0+gitX The Go language implementation of gRPC. HTTP/2 based RPC
gunicorn 20.0.4 WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX
hyperstart v0.2+gitX The tiny Init service for HyperContainer
ipxe gitrX Open source network boot firmware
irqbalance 1.6.0 IRQ allocation daemon
kata-agent git Agent run inside a virtual machine, which spawns containers and processes
kata-proxy git Kata Containers stdio proxy component
kata-runtime git The Command-Line Interface (CLI) part of the Kata Containers runtime component
kata-shim git Handle stdio and signals of the container process
kubernetes v1.17.1-beta+gitf45fc1861acab22eb6a4697e3fb831e85ef5ff9c Production-Grade Container Scheduling and Management
kvm-image-minimal 1.0 A minimal kvm image
kvmtool 4.14.0+gitX Native Linux KVM tool
libibverbs 1.2.1 Support InfiniBand verbs
libvirt 6.1.0 A toolkit to interact with the virtualization capabilities of recent versions of Linux.
libvmi 0.12.0 An introspection library, written in C, focused on reading and writing memory from virtual machines (VM's).
lxc 4.0.12+gitX lxc aims to use these new functionnalities to provide an userspace container object
lxcfs 3.0.3 LXCFS is a userspace filesystem created to avoid kernel limitations
nagios-core 4.4.3 A host/service/network monitoring and management system core files
nagios-nrpe 4.0.2 Nagios Remote Plugin Executor
nagios-nsca 2.9.2 Nagios Service Check Acceptor
nagios-plugins 2.2.1 A host/service/network monitoring and management system plugins
netns 0.5.3 Runc hook for setting up default bridge networking.
notary 0.6.1+gitX Notary is a Docker project that allows anyone to have trust over arbitrary collections of data
oath 2.6.2
oci-image-spec v1.0.1+gitX The OCI Image Format project creates and maintains the software shipping container image format spec
oci-image-tools 0.2.0-dev+gitX A collection of tools for working with the OCI image format specification
oci-runtime-spec v1.0.1+gitX The Open Container Initiative develops specifications for standards on Operating System process and application containers
oci-runtime-tools 0.1.0+gitX oci-runtime-tool is a collection of tools for working with the OCI runtime specification
oci-systemd-hook 0.2.0+gitX OCI systemd hook enables users to run systemd in docker and OCI
openvswitch 2.13+X OpenvSwitch
podman 2.0.1+gitX A daemonless container engine
podman-compose 0.1.5 An implementation of docker-compose with podman backend
python3-boto3 1.11.7 Amazon Web Services API
python3-bugsnag 3.6.0 Automatic error monitoring for django, flask, etc.
python3-cached-property 1.3.0 A decorator for caching properties in classes.
python3-colorama 0.3.9 Cross-platform colored terminal text.
python3-docker 4.2.0 A Python library for the Docker Engine API.
python3-docker-compose 1.25.4 Multi-container orchestration for Docker
python3-docker-pycreds 0.4.0 Python bindings for the docker credentials store API
python3-dockerpty 0.4.1 Python library to use the pseudo-tty of a docker container
python3-docopt 0.6.2 Pythonic argument parser, that will make you smile
python3-fastentrypoints 0.12 Make entry_points specified in load more quickly
python3-flask-cors 3.0.8 A Flask extension adding a decorator for CORS support
python3-nacl 1.3.0 Python binding to the Networking and Cryptography (NaCl) library
python3-newrelic New Relic Python Agent
python3-paramiko 2.7.0 Python module that implements the SSH2 protocol
python3-sphinx 2.2.0 Python documentation generator
python3-texttable 0.9.1 module for creating simple ASCII tables
python3-webob 1.8.5 WSGI request and response object
python3-websocket-client 0.57.0 WebSocket client for python. hybi13 is supported.
riddler 0.1.0+gitX Convert `docker inspect` to opencontainers (OCI compatible) runc spec.
runc-docker 1.0.0-rc8+gitX runc container cli tools
runc-opencontainers 1.0.0-rc8+gitX runc container cli tools
runv 0.4.0+gitb360a686abc6c6e896382990ef1b93ef07c7a677 Hypervisor-based Runtime for OCI
runx 0.1-gitda0c75c58ae5232d19b1791c33545db3225e1ea9 runx stuff
seabios 1.13.0 SeaBIOS
singularity 2.3.1+gitX
skopeo v1.2.2-dev+gitX Work with remote images registries - retrieving information, images, signing content
slirp4netns 0.4.1 User-mode networking for unprivileged network namespaces.
sloci-image-native v0.1.0+gitX A simple CLI tool for packing rootfs into a single-layer OCI image
spf13-cobra v0.0.1+gitX A Commander for modern Go CLI interactions
spf13-pflag v1.0.0-rc4+gitX Drop-in replacement for Go's flag package, implementing POSIX/GNU-style --flags.
tini 0.18.0 Minimal init for containers
uxen-guest-image-minimal 1.0 A Linux guest image for the uXen type-2 hypervisor.
uxen-guest-tools 4.1.7 uXen type-2 Open Source hypervisor Linux guest tools
vgabios 0.7a Plex86/Bochs LGPL VGABios
xen 4.12+gitX Xen hypervisor
xen-guest-image-minimal 1.0 A Xen guest image.
xen-image-minimal 1.0 A minimal xen image
xen-python2 4.12+gitX Xen hypervisor tools written in python 2
xen-tools 4.12+gitX Xen hypervisor tools
xvisor 0.3.0 Xvisor is an open-source type-1 hypervisor, which aims at providing a monolithic, light-weight, portable, and flexible virtualization solution.