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Re: [Libguestfs] Extract VHD using guestfs

On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 12:33:11PM +0500, MUHAMMAD MOHSIN wrote:
> Thanks a lot. I was trying to copy on local disk and  guestfs_download ()
> solved my problem.
> Now I am trying to modify source code of  guestfs_download () to extract
> file in memory. Can you guide me what should i do to achieve that.

Use guestfs_pread maybe?

Or guestfs_download with a target of /dev/mapper?  It really depends
what exactly you mean by "file in memory", however libguestfs (by
design) cannot memory-map a file.


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