[Libguestfs] [PATCH v3 5/5] v2v: better explain --in-place

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri Mar 18 09:08:21 UTC 2016

On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 04:54:49PM +0300, Roman Kagan wrote:
> It seems that the documentation for --in-place mode of v2v wasn't clear
> enough, so try to explain it better.
> Signed-off-by: Roman Kagan <rkagan at virtuozzo.com>
> ---
>  v2v/virt-v2v.pod | 3 ++-
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/v2v/virt-v2v.pod b/v2v/virt-v2v.pod
> index 14da764..e7b9558 100644
> --- a/v2v/virt-v2v.pod
> +++ b/v2v/virt-v2v.pod
> @@ -348,7 +348,8 @@ format in the metadata.
>  Do not create an output virtual machine in the target hypervisor.
>  Instead, adjust the guest OS in the source VM to run in the input
> -hypervisor.
> +hypervisor (which is also the target one in this case) on the virtual
> +hardware defined in the VM configuration.
>  This mode is meant for integration with other toolsets, which take the
>  responsibility of converting the VM configuration, providing for

This is not nearly enough documentation.  We should probably have
an "IN PLACE" subsection in the manual which explains exactly what
is going on.


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