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Re: [et-mgmt-tools] [PATCH] virt-install: use --disk to specify size and sparse

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 10:16:28AM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
>> The attached patch expands the options that can be
>> lumped onto virt-install's new --disk option to
>> specify size of new storage, and whether we want to
>> create it as sparse.
>> The format for these options is:
>>   --disk path=/some/new/file,size=5,sparse=true|false
>> This acts similar to the current options: if the file
>> doesn't exist, size is required, and we default to
>> sparse=True if it isn't specified.
>> This effectively deprecates --file, --file-size, and
>> --nonsparse, and in my opinion is much simpler. It also
>> helps overcome some problems we had with the original
>> options for cases of specifying multiple disks: there
>> was no way to specify one sparse disk and one nonsparse
>> disk, and generally specifying multiple disks was
>> unclear and a pain.
>> I also added a manpage section for the --disk option.
> Great - this all looks good to me.
> Daniel

Thanks, I've committed this:


- Cole

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