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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Warn if a qcow (not qcow2) file is opened

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Warn if a qcow (not qcow2) file is opened
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 10:34:08 +0200
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Avi Kivity schrieb:
> The qcow block driver format is no longer maintained and likely contains
> serious data corruptors.  Urge users to stay away for it, and advertise
> the new and improved replacement.
> Signed-off-by: Avi Kivity <address@hidden>

vvfat is using qcow internally, so the warning will appear there, too.
Not that warning against vvfat would be a bad thing, but this error
message could be confusing.

Maybe we're lucky enough and vvfat survives a s/qcow/qcow2/, but I
really never wanted to touch that code...


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