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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qcow2: Assert that L2 table offsets fit in the

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qcow2: Assert that L2 table offsets fit in the L1 table
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:05:44 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.11.3 (2019-02-01)

Am 08.02.2019 um 16:44 hat Alberto Garcia geschrieben:
> L1 table entries have a field to store the offset of an L2 table.
> The rest of the bits of the entry are currently reserved except from
> bit 63, which stores the COPIED flag.
> The offset is always taken from the entry using L1E_OFFSET_MASK to
> ensure that we only use the bits that belong to that field.
> While that mask is used every time we read from the L1 table, it is
> never used when we write to it. Due to the limits set elsewhere in the
> code QEMU can never produce L2 table offsets that don't fit in that
> field so any such offset when allocating an L2 table would indicate a
> bug in QEMU.
> Signed-off-by: Alberto Garcia <address@hidden>

Thanks, applied to the block branch.


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