[libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3] Add support for fd: protocol

Kevin Wolf kwolf at redhat.com
Wed Jul 27 14:57:19 UTC 2011

Am 27.07.2011 15:09, schrieb Corey Bryant:
> Kevin/Daniel, thanks a lot for your input.
> In terms of the support that libvirt requires, I just want to make sure 
> all bases are covered.
> In order for this support to be useful to libvirt, the following are 
> required (sorry if this is repetitive):
> 1) -blockdev (backing file support)
> 2) savevm (snapshot support)

savevm is harmless and doesn't need any special treatment.

> 3) snapshot_blkdev (snapshot support)
> 4) 'change' monitor command
> 5) -cdrom
> and as far as I know, the status of the above is:
> 1) Someone is slated to work on this (not me)
> 2) I need to figure out how to "re-open" file without an open (me)
> 3) This will be covered by live snapshots feature (not me)
> 4) Should just work as is (me)
> 5) May also just work as is (me)
> In other words, 1 and 3 will not be implemented by me (except perhaps 
> some re-usable infrastructure).  Could you confirm my understanding?

Yes, at least not at this point.


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