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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH v2] block: drop support for using qcow[2] encryp

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH v2] block: drop support for using qcow[2] encryption with system emulators
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:03:54 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Am 13.06.2016 um 17:36 hat Kevin Wolf geschrieben:
> Am 13.06.2016 um 13:30 hat Daniel P. Berrange geschrieben:
> > So rather than fix the crash, and backport it to stable
> > releases, just go ahead with what we have warned users about
> > and disable any use of qcow2 encryption in the system
> > emulators. qemu-img/qemu-io/qemu-nbd are still able to access
> > qcow2 encrypted images for the sake of data conversion.
> > 
> > In the future, qcow2 will gain support for the alternative
> > luks format, but when this happens it'll be using the
> > '-object secret' infrastructure for gettings keys, which
> > avoids this problematic scenario entirely.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrange <address@hidden>
> Apart from the commit message comments above and from Eric, this looks
> good to me. I'll give a little more time for review before merging this.

Thanks, applied to the block branch.


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