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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 5/5] [OPTIONAL] qemu: allow save and managedsave on guests marked as autodestroyable

On 12/07/2012 06:27 AM, Peter Krempa wrote:
> On 12/07/12 14:19, Gao Yongwei wrote:
>> 2012/12/7 Peter Krempa <pkrempa redhat com <mailto:pkrempa redhat com>>
> [...]
>> I think, if a vm is marked has autodestroyed,then this means that we do
>> not need this vm again on next reboot.? if so,what's the reason for us
>> to save this vm?
>> if we want to save it,why we marked it has autodestroyed? ^ ^
> Well, autodestroy means that the guest is destroyed when the current
> libvirt connection (the connection that started the guest) is
> terminated. I don't see any reason why the user shouldn't be allowed to
> save the guest if he explicitly wishes to do so.

The decision to forbid saving autodestroy guests was an intentional
design decision.  If you don't want the guest to survive a libvirtd
restart, then you should not need to save the guest for any other
reason, either.  NACK to this patch.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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