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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH v6 07/18] block: deprecate "encryption=on" in fa

From: Alberto Garcia
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH v6 07/18] block: deprecate "encryption=on" in favour of "encrypt.format=aes"
Date: Thu, 11 May 2017 14:55:17 +0200
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On Tue 25 Apr 2017 05:38:47 PM CEST, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> Historically the qcow & qcow2 image formats supported a property
> "encryption=on" to enable their built-in AES encryption. We'll
> soon be supporting LUKS for qcow2, so need a more general purpose
> way to enable encryption, with a choice of formats.
> This introduces an "encrypt.format" option, which will later be
> joined by a number of other "encrypt.XXX" options. The use of
> a "encrypt." prefix instead of "encrypt-" is done to facilitate
> mapping to a nested QAPI schema at later date.
> e.g. the preferred syntax is now
>   qemu-img create -f qcow2 -o encrypt.format=aes demo.qcow2
> Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrange <address@hidden>

Reviewed-by: Alberto Garcia <address@hidden>


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