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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH] raw-posix: Deprecate host floppy passthrough

From: Max Reitz
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH] raw-posix: Deprecate host floppy passthrough
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:08:47 -0400
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On 2015-03-17 at 12:02, Markus Armbruster wrote:
Raise your hand if you have a physical floppy drive in a computer
you've powered on in 2015.  Okay, I see we got a few weirdos in the
audience.  That's okay, weirdos are welcome here.

I do have a USB floppy drive. If I stuff that into my case, does it count?

Kidding aside, media change detection doesn't fully work, isn't going
to be fixed, and floppy passthrough just isn't earning its keep

Deprecate block driver host_floppy now, so we can drop it after a
grace period.

Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>
  block/raw-posix.c    | 2 ++
  qapi/block-core.json | 2 ++
  qemu-doc.texi        | 5 +++--
  qemu-options.hx      | 3 +--
  qmp-commands.hx      | 2 +-
  5 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Max Reitz <address@hidden>

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