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[Qemu-devel] Re: [RFC] qed: Add QEMU Enhanced Disk format

From: Michael S. Tsirkin
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: [RFC] qed: Add QEMU Enhanced Disk format
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 23:01:23 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 11:04:38AM +0100, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
> The format supports sparse disk images.  It does not rely on the host
> filesystem holes feature, making it a good choice for sparse disk images
> that need to be transferred over channels where holes are not supported.

Are these so important? Do people really pass VM images around with
http?  Maybe it's enough to teach scp about sparse files instead.


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