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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Nbd] [PATCH v2] doc: Add NBD_CMD_BLOCK_STATUS extensio

From: Alex Bligh
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Nbd] [PATCH v2] doc: Add NBD_CMD_BLOCK_STATUS extension
Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2016 16:01:57 +0100

On 5 Apr 2016, at 15:15, Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 04/04/2016 22:03, Alex Bligh wrote:
>> So qemu-nbdserver has some idea of 'dirtiness', and you want
>> to publish that, and the consumer is qemu (and only qemu),
>> because only qemu knows what 'dirtiness' means in the
>> sense the server provides it?
> The consumer is not QEMU; the consumer is backup software which is not
> part of QEMU (and could even be proprietary, ugh).

I'm missing how the ugh-author can write the software without knowing
exactly what the bit does. Or are you saying "that's a matter
for the qemu spec, not the nbd spec"?

Alex Bligh

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