[libvirt] [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/4] libxl: support qemu's network-based block backends

Jim Fehlig jfehlig at suse.com
Thu Feb 18 00:34:42 UTC 2016

On 02/17/2016 03:24 AM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2016-02-16 at 14:45 -0700, Jim Fehlig wrote:
>> xl/libxl already supports qemu's network-based block backends
>> such as nbd and rbd. libvirt has supported configuring network
>> disks for long time too. This series marries the two in the
>> libxl driver and in the xl<->xml converter. Only rbd supported
>> is added in this series. Support for other backends such as nbd
>> and iscsi can be added as a follow-up improvement.
> This all looks sensible to me, FWIW.

Thanks for taking a look!

> One question, in patch 3's commit log should the example be double escaping
> the \\ or not? Based on your updates to $xen/docs/misc/xl-disk-
> configuration.txt (posted separately on xen-devel) I had expected they
> would.

Yes, you are correct. The test and conversion code in patch 3 is wrong in that
regard too. I've fixed it in V2.


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