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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH] iotests: Test abnormally large size in compress

From: Alberto Garcia
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH] iotests: Test abnormally large size in compressed cluster descriptor
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:30:21 +0100
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On Thu 22 Feb 2018 08:00:08 PM CET, Eric Blake wrote:
>> One consequence of this is that even if the size field is larger than
>> it needs to be QEMU can handle it just fine: it will read more data
>> from disk but it will ignore the extra bytes.
> (is that true even for the corner case when the size field points
> beyond the end of the image?  But not important to the meat of the
> patch)

As a matter of fact this is exactly what happens in this test
case... I'm thinking to expand it so both cases are tested.


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