[libvirt] [PATCH v2] Add new attribute writeout to <filesystem> element

Deepak C Shetty deepakcs at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Dec 22 17:22:24 UTC 2011

On 12/22/2011 07:50 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 12/22/2011 03:10 AM, Deepak C Shetty wrote:
> I still don't like the proposed XML.  We need to get consensus on where
> to put it, with my proposal being:
> <filesystem type='mount'>
>    <driver type='path' write='immediate'/>
>    <source dir='/export/to/guest'/>
>    <target dir='mount_tag'/>
> </filesystem>

Currrently, the way its implemented in qemu's hw/9pfs is that the 
writeout is not driver specific.
Its a global flag at the v9fs level i.e. V9FS_IMMEDIATE_WRITEOUT. 9pfs 
maps to 'mount'
filesystem type in libvirt, hence i put it as part of the filesystem 

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