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

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] raw-posix: Deprecate host floppy passthrough
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:25:48 -0600
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On 03/17/2015 10:02 AM, 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.
> Kidding aside, media change detection doesn't fully work, isn't going
> to be fixed, and floppy passthrough just isn't earning its keep
> anymore.
> Deprecate block driver host_floppy now, so we can drop it after a
> grace period.
> Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>
> ---

> +++ b/qapi/block-core.json
> @@ -218,6 +218,7 @@
>  #       'host_floppy', 'http', 'https', 'nbd', 'parallels', 'qcow',
>  #       'qcow2', 'raw', 'tftp', 'vdi', 'vmdk', 'vpc', 'vvfat'
>  #       2.2: 'archipelago' added, 'cow' dropped
> +#       2.3: 'host_floppy' deprecated

We dropped 'cow' without any deprecation period, but I don't mind giving
a few more months reprieve to host_floppy users.  At any rate, I won't
be sad to see it gone :)

Reviewed-by: Eric Blake <address@hidden>

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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