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[Libguestfs] [PATCH-v4 1/2] NEW API: add a new api wipefs



Add the new api wipefs to erase the filesystem signatures
on a device but now erase any data.

Signed-off-by: Wanlong Gao <gaowanlong cn fujitsu com>
---
 TODO                           |    2 --
 daemon/zero.c                  |   24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
 generator/generator_actions.ml |   14 ++++++++++++++
 src/MAX_PROC_NR                |    2 +-
 4 files changed, 39 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/TODO b/TODO
index 3adb740..b9a4ee9 100644
--- a/TODO
+++ b/TODO
@@ -318,8 +318,6 @@ Display the structure of an image file as a PS.
 Greater use of blkid / libblkid
 -------------------------------
 
-guestfs_zero should use wipefs.  See wipefs(8).
-
 There are various useful functions in libblkid for listing partitions,
 devices etc which we are essentially duplicating in the daemon.  It
 would make more sense to just use libblkid for this.
diff --git a/daemon/zero.c b/daemon/zero.c
index 398f844..00badd2 100644
--- a/daemon/zero.c
+++ b/daemon/zero.c
@@ -73,6 +73,30 @@ do_zero (const char *device)
 }
 
 int
+optgroup_wipefs_available (void)
+{
+  return prog_exists ("wipefs");
+}
+
+int
+do_wipefs (const char *device)
+{
+  int r;
+  char *err = NULL;
+
+  const char *wipefs[] = {"wipefs", "-a", device, NULL};
+  r = commandv (NULL, &err, wipefs);
+  if (r == -1) {
+    reply_with_error ("%s", err);
+    free (err);
+    return -1;
+  }
+
+  free (err);
+  return 0;
+}
+
+int
 do_zero_device (const char *device)
 {
   int64_t ssize = do_blockdev_getsize64 (device);
diff --git a/generator/generator_actions.ml b/generator/generator_actions.ml
index f9ba5c3..ad5abd9 100644
--- a/generator/generator_actions.ml
+++ b/generator/generator_actions.ml
@@ -6660,6 +6660,20 @@ List the files in C<directory> in the format of 'ls -laZ'.
 This command is mostly useful for interactive sessions.  It
 is I<not> intended that you try to parse the output string.");
 
+  ("wipefs", (RErr, [Device "device"], []), 306, [Optional "wipefs"],
+   [InitBasicFSonLVM, Always, TestRun (
+      [["wipefs"; "/dev/VG/LV"]])],
+   "wipe a filesystem signature from a device",
+   "\
+This command can  erase filesystem or raid signatures (magic strings) from
+the specified C<device> to make the filesystem invisible for libblkid.
+This does not erase the filesystem itself nor any other data from the C<device>.
+Compare with C<guestfs_zero> which just zeroes the first few blocks of a
+device, contained the partitions on the device, but this C<guestfs_wipefs>
+can't erase the partitions of a device.
+
+=back");
+
 ]
 
 let all_functions = non_daemon_functions @ daemon_functions
diff --git a/src/MAX_PROC_NR b/src/MAX_PROC_NR
index 67d04b9..cd30709 100644
--- a/src/MAX_PROC_NR
+++ b/src/MAX_PROC_NR
@@ -1 +1 @@
-305
+306
-- 
1.7.9


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