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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] blktap: qcow2 image format support

To: Kevin Wolf <kwolf@xxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] blktap: qcow2 image format support
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 08:57:48 +0000
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On 21/2/08 08:49, "Kevin Wolf" <kwolf@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> This patch adds support for the qcow2 image format to blktap. It
> consists mostly of qemu code, adapted to the blktap interfaces.
> Snapshots and compressed images are supported.
> The qcow2 driver may be used by either specifying tap:qcow2 or by using
> tap:qcow which will detect that you have a version 2 image and will call
> the qcow2 driver.

Is qcow2 so different from qcow1 that it really needs its own backend

 -- Keir

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