[virt-tools-list] Storage image files and permissions

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Tue Dec 4 16:06:32 UTC 2018

On 11/28/18 9:04 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 11/28/18 7:41 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
>> No, it says "QCOW Image (v3)", and means qcow2v3, because file is not 
>> distinguishing between 'qcow' and 'qcow2'.  It would be worth a bug 
>> report to the 'file' database maintainers to update their magic file 
>> to distinguish 'qcow' (the old v1 that is no longer used anywhere) 
>> from 'qcow2' (with both 'qcow2 v2' and 'qcow2 v3' flavors).
> I filed one for Fedora here:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1654349
> since I couldn't find a working upstream bug reporting site.

And I've now been informed that upstream moved to 
https://bugs.astron.com/. file 5.36 (once released) will include this 
patch: https://github.com/file/file/commit/FILE5_35-20-g60b896d4

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
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