[pve-devel] drive-backup has been commited in qemu.git

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Fri Jul 5 06:47:50 CEST 2013


>I just notice that drive-backup has been commited in qemu git
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>http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=36125631e79d53ffb9365740f43f386e2171d116
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>Is it a different implementation than proxmox backup (vma format ?)

Well, Stefan decided to remove the BackupDriver abstraction. Instead, he simply use a BlockDriverState
as backup destination. That approach is IMHO a bit limited, and means that we need to rewrite our code.

Anyways, it should be doable, but it is a real wast of time ;-/

Besides, the new code uses qmp transaction, so this can be an advantage.


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