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Re: [Libguestfs] [nbdkit PATCH] nbd: Add new nbd forwarding plugin

On 11/11/2017 08:33 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> This is a minimal implementation of an NBD forwarder; it lets us
> convert between old and newstyle connections (great if a client
> expects one style but the real server only provides the other),
> or add TLS safety on top of a server without having to rewrite
> that server.  Right now, the real server is expected to live
> on a named Unix socket, and the transactions are serialized
> rather than interleaved; further enhancements could be made to
> also permit TCP servers or more efficient transmission.

> +/* Read an entire buffer, returning 0 on success or -1 with errno set */
> +static int read_full (int fd, void *buf, size_t len)
> +{
> +  ssize_t r;
> +
> +  while (len) {
> +    r = read (fd, buf, len);
> +    if (r < 0) {
> +      if (errno == EINTR || errno == EAGAIN)
> +	continue;
> +      return -1;

Hmm, emacs picked TAB indentation, but it looks like we prefer spaces (I
certainly prefer it, but forgot to tell emacs my preferences, and the
project doesn't have an automatic .dir-locals.el).  Do you need me to
resubmit with the TABs removed?  Should we add a .dir-locals.el?

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc.           +1-919-301-3266
Virtualization:  qemu.org | libvirt.org

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