xal resources are Python representations of system resources such as files, sh commands, processes, users... One of xal‘s main purpose is to define a consistent set of resources with a reference API.

There is a base class for all resources, then each resource has its own class.

Here are resources provided by xal itself at the moment:


As a proof of concept, xal implements some resources. But is is a work in progress! Learn and contribute around features in bugtracker [1].