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Re: [Qemu-devel] using "qemu-img convert -O qcow2" to convert qcow v1 to

From: Max Reitz
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] using "qemu-img convert -O qcow2" to convert qcow v1 to v2 creates a qcow v3 file?
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:46:25 +0100
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On 2017-11-14 19:45, Thomas Huth wrote:
> On 14.11.2017 14:32, Max Reitz wrote:
> [...]
>> Well, do you want to document it?  I'd rather deprecate it altogether.
> Maybe a first step could be to change qemu-img so that it refuses to
> create new qcow1 images (but still can convert them into other formats).
> So basically make qcow1 read-only?

Yep, and the actual first step to that is to make it issue a deprecation
warning when creating qcow v1 images (which is what I proposed). :-)


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