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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv2 2/7] snapshot: virsh snapshot-list and children

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 05:14:44PM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 10/09/2011 09:16 PM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 05:09:24PM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> >>Sometimes, we only care about one branch of the snapshot hierarchy.
> >>Make it easier to list a single branch, by using the new APIs.
> >>
> >>Technically, I could emulate these new virsh options on old servers
> >>by doing a complete dump, then scraping xml to filter out just the
> >>snapshots that I care about, but I didn't want to do that in this patch.
> >>
> >
> >   ACK,
> >
> >I'm unsure about the emulation need, except for a server running 0.9.6
> >and a newer client ...
> Not just 0.9.6, but any server where snapshots are supported (all
> the way back to 0.8.0, when snapshots were introduced).

  okay, re-ACK

> So that's why patches 3-5 introduced the necessary emulation; and by
> implementing the virsh changes prior to the qemu change, I was able
> to prove that both the emulation and the new API work.
> I'll push this as-is when I get to the end of your comments.



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