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



On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 01:29:55PM -0800, Dan Smith wrote:
> DL> So, if I understand correctly, the user would specify a directory
> DL> containing an image of the entire file system they want for the
> DL> container.  This would be clone'd and setup so that it appears as
> DL> / in the container filesystem?
> 
> No, they would just be directories that could be used for overlays
> (like in the case of sharing / with the parent, but overlaying a
> different /var).
> 
> I think what Dan is suggesting is a way to automatically populate a
> new var overlay when the user creates an "image" of the type
> "directory" through libvirt.  They would say "create me a new var,
> based on this other existing var over here".

BTW, I'd like to not have to implement this :-) It is just the conceptual 
model that would fit it with the storage API design...

Dan.
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