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Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH RFC 0/1] Subcommand dd for qemu-img

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH RFC 0/1] Subcommand dd for qemu-img
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:19:55 +0200
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Reda Sallahi <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> I have a first patch that adds a minimal subcommand dd for qemu-img that
> is similar to dd(1) so this is a work-in-progress.
> So far it implements the bs and count options with of course the if and of
> options (e.g. ./qemu-img dd if=foo.raw of=foo.qcow2 bs=128K count=10 -O 
> qcow2).
> There is no output with statistics for now so this acts like dd status=none.

dd's syntax looks more like JCL than Unix.  Some think that was a prank.
It's been faithfully preserved through decades, and now we're even
cloning it.  Funny :)

PS: Please make sure your patches are properly threaded, i.e. are
replies to the cover letter.

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