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Re: [Qemu-devel] Base images

From: Michael McConnell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Base images
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 08:48:48 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 22 Nov 2006, David Roberts wrote:

> > qemu-img convert [-c] <changes-file> -O qcow <new-base-file>
> >
> > should do what you want.
> Great. However, does that mean that I cannot compress an image without 
> merging 
> it with its base image?

I believe so, yes. It makes sense for the changes file to be uncompressed, 
since it makes life so much simpler (and faster) for random-access writes.

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