On Sun, Jul 23, 2017 at 16:28:45 -0300, Julio Faracco wrote: > Hi guys, > > Unfortunately, my company does not allow access to IRC. > I need to ask question by email. > > Why doesn't libvirt have any method to copy files? > A kind of virFileCopy(src, dst) for example. Do you mean a public API (1) or a helper method for internal use(2)? (1) Because copying files is not libvirt's job. (2) Because apparently nobody needed it yet. > > Libvirt has a lots of helper functions but it does not have a > specific method to copy a file. Solutions: (1) Libvirt has method which allows to create a new storage volume by copying data from the old one. (2) Write such method if you need it and can justify it.
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