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Re: [Libvir] PATCH: 0/16: Storage management APIs




Dan Smith wrote:
DB> Which would result in $pool-target-dir/$vol-name. This works fine
DB> if you only need to be able to create the top level directory for
DB> the container filesystem.

Seems reasonable to me.

DB> I really rather want to avoid turning libvirt into a general file
DB> management API.

Agreed.

DB> Perhaps simply the ability to 'clone' an existing directory
DB> (populated from source external soure, or off NFS) would be
DB> sufficient for populating containers ?

Sounds reasonable to me.  :)

So, if I understand correctly, the user would specify a directory containing an image of the entire file system they want for the container. This would be clone'd and setup so that it appears as / in the container filesystem?

Maybe Dave L. can chime in here with any thoughts he may have?

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