[libvirt] [PATCH] qemu: mkdir memory_backing_dir on startup

Michal Privoznik mprivozn at redhat.com
Wed May 31 13:17:24 UTC 2017

On 05/31/2017 03:00 PM, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-05-27 at 12:45 +0200, Michal Privoznik wrote:
>> In 48d9e6cdcc and friends we've allowed users to back guest
>> memory by a file inside the host. And in order to keep things
>> manageable the memory_backing_dir variable was introduced to
>> qemu.conf to specify the directory where the files are kept.
>> However, libvirt's policy is that directories are created on
>> domain startup if they don't exist. We've missed this one.
>> Signed-off-by: Michal Privoznik <mprivozn at redhat.com>
>> ---
>>   src/qemu/qemu_driver.c | 12 ++++++++++++
>>   1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
> ACK and safe for freeze.
> Wouldn't mind it if you provided a very brief entry in the
> release notes, too ;)

Ah, good point. Keep forgetting about those. Fixed and pushed. Thanks!


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