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

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 01:27:18PM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> wrote:
> ...
> >   In general I like the approach 'let's put what we consider fine first
> > and discuss other parts later' . I guess it's the third round of review
> > and I really find easier to comment based on existing stuff than big patches
> > that gets iterated over time. So let's isolate what we consider okay
> > and not needing further discussion, push them now, than in an upcoming
> > fourth iteration,
> Yes, monolithic patches are hard to manage, and it's not
> effective to re-review from scratch a 10,000-line diff when
> the incremental diff is say just 1/10 the size.
> For that reason, I've been pulling from Dan's hg patch queue
> on an irregular basis, and importing the result into a
> git repository, putting each "pulled batch" on a new branch.
> Then, I can compare one batch to another with a simple
>     git diff t7..t8
> If only I had pulled a little more frequently over the
> last week or two.  My final incremental is summarized like this:
>     $ git diff --shortstat t8..t9-public
>      74 files changed, 2156 insertions(+), 9861 deletions(-)

FYI, the main changes that you'll have in that diff are

  - Adding of the virStoragePoolBuild & virStoragePoolDelete methods
  - Removal of the singleton pool (eg, 'loop' and 'volgrp' drivers)
  - LVM pool renamed from 'logvol' to 'logical'
  - More work on the 'disk' pool creation code.

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