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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv9 6/9] blockjob: implement block copy for qemu

On 10/23/12 04:10, Eric Blake wrote:
Minimal patch to wire up all the pieces in the previous patches
to actually enable a block copy job.  By minimal, I mean that
qemu creates the file (that is, no REUSE_EXT flag support yet),
SELinux must be disabled, a lock manager is not informed, and the
audit logs aren't updated.  But those will be added as
improvements in future patches.

This patch is designed so that if we ever add a future API
virDomainBlockCopy with more bells and whistles (such as letting
the user specify a destination image format different than the
source), where virDomainBlockRebase is a wrapper around the
simpler portions of the new functionality, then the new API can
just reuse the new qemuDomainBlockCopy function and already
support _SHALLOW and _REUSE_EXT flags.  Also note that libvirt.c
already filtered the new flags if _COPY is not present, so that
we are not impacting the case of BlockRebase being a wrapper
around BlockPull.

* src/qemu/qemu_driver.c (qemuDomainBlockCopy): New function.
(qemuDomainBlockRebase): Call it when appropriate.

v9: fix bug with driver locking

ACK as-is, but some parts will need to be dropped without the RHEL support.


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