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Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu: block.c: introducing "fmt:FMT:" prefix to image-f

From: Jamie Lokier
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu: block.c: introducing "fmt:FMT:" prefix to image-filenames
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 23:18:54 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Uri Lublin wrote:
> Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> >Yes the format you write into the qcow2 header can still use the 
> >fmt:qcow2: prefix - just no need to expose that particular qcow2
> >specific implementation detail on the CLI. 
> OK. I'll prepare a patch that adds '-F fmt' to 'qemu-img create -b ...'

Will it break backing files whose filename begins with "fmt:"?

Just because I hate hidden "some filenames work, some filenames break
mysteriously, and of course it's not documented" dodgy hacks.

-- Jamie

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