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Re: [libvirt] virsh blockcommit tests (w/ libvirt & qemu git)



On 10/08/2012 10:12 AM, Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:

>> Question:
>> At this point in time, I guess 'snapshot-revert' command is not uhelpful for any practical
>> purposes while dealing with external snapshots,right?
>> 	- To rephrase, is there a way(in future?), to use 'blockcommit'(or
>> blockpull) in conjunction with 'snapshot-revert' command?
> 
> Just to note, I understand that, at the moment, to use revert, shutting the guest off, do
> qemu-img(revert?) manipulation (and later do: virsh edit $dom ; virsh snapshot-edit $dom
> snapname or virsh snapshot-delete --metadata, so tha libvirt reflects the new reality) .
> Is it right?

Yes, operations like reverting to the point of a snapshot currently
involve some manual work, with qemu-img and with virsh edit.

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

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