[Libguestfs] [PATCH nbdkit 6/7] cache: Add cache-min-block-size parameter
mkletzan at redhat.com
Wed Aug 4 13:27:59 UTC 2021
On Wed, Aug 04, 2021 at 11:07:32AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>On Wed, Aug 04, 2021 at 10:47:34AM +0200, Martin Kletzander wrote:
>> >+# Run nbdkit with the caching filter.
>> >+start_nbdkit -P cache-block-size.pid -U $sock --filter=cache \
>> >+ file cache-block-size.img cache-min-block-size=64K
>> >+nbdsh --connect "nbd+unix://?socket=$sock" \
>> >+ -c '
>> >+# Write some pattern data to the overlay and check it reads back OK.
>> >+buf = b"abcd" * 16384
>> >+h.pwrite(buf, 32768)
>> >+zero = h.pread(32768, 0)
>> >+assert zero == bytearray(32768)
>> >+buf2 = h.pread(65536, 32768)
>> >+assert buf == buf2
>> >+# Flushing should write through to the underlying file.
>> >+with open("cache-block-size.img", "rb") as file:
>> >+ zero = file.read(32768)
>> >+ assert zero == bytearray(32768)
>> >+ buf2 = file.read(65536)
>> >+ assert buf == buf2
>> I do not see how this checks that the min block size is respected. I
>> would expect something along the lines of:
>> 1) read 32k
>> 2) write to the underlying file past those 32k
>> 3) read another 32k (from offset == 32k)
>> 4) check that the last read returned original data and not those written
>> in step 2)
>Yes this test is not great. I think it was basically copied from this
>I'll see if I can rethink this once I've got the v2v stuff out of the
>way unless someone else comes up with a fix.
I think I have a patch that tests exactly, but it fails for another
reason (together with other patches) and I do not know what the reason
for that is. I'll try to figure that out or test it on fedora 34 and
will send the patch later.
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