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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 0/2] GlusterFS support in QEMU - v2

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 0/2] GlusterFS support in QEMU - v2
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 08:34:30 -0600
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On 07/23/2012 03:20 AM, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
>> So without the capability to pass custom options to block drivers, am I 
>> forced
>> to keep extending the file= with more and more options ?
>> file=gluster:transport:server:port:volname:image ?
>> Looks ugly and not easy to make any particular option optional. If needed I 
>> can
>> support this from GlusterFS backend.
> Kevin, Markus: Any thoughts on passing options to block drivers?
> Encoding GlusterFS options into a "filename" string is pretty
> cumbersome.

On 07/23/2012 03:28 AM, ronnie sahlberg wrote:> Why not use
> -drive file=gluster://server[:port]/volname/image

At which point, options can fit into this URI scheme:

-drive file=gluster://server:port/volname/image?option1=foo&option2=bar

where anything after the ? of the URI can introduce whichever options
you need.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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