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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-block] [PATCH v2 0/3] block: Warn about usage of

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-block] [PATCH v2 0/3] block: Warn about usage of growing formats over non-growable protocols
Date: Fri, 8 May 2015 12:34:48 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Am 08.05.2015 um 12:16 hat Paolo Bonzini geschrieben:
> On 08/05/2015 12:08, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> > If so, the commands seem to be hopelessly underspecified, especially
> > with respect to error conditions. And where it says something about
> > errors, it doesn't make sense: The server is forbidden to reply to a
> > NBD_CMD_FLUSH if it failed... (qemu-nbd ignores this, obviously)
> So does nbd-server. O:-)  Looks like you're reading the spec too
> literally (which is never a bad thing).

I don't think there is something like reading a spec too literally.
Specs are meant to be read literally. If a specification is open to
interpretation, you don't need it. So I'd rather say I've found a bug
in the spec. ;-)

As you already seem to be working on the NBD mailing list, do you want
to fix this, or should I subscribe and send a patch myself?


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