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Re: [PATCH 2/3] utils: Deprecate hex-with-suffix sizes

From: Richard W.M. Jones
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] utils: Deprecate hex-with-suffix sizes
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2021 10:31:38 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Fri, Feb 05, 2021 at 01:25:18PM +0300, Vladimir Sementsov-Ogievskiy wrote:
> 04.02.2021 22:07, Eric Blake wrote:
> >Supporting '0x20M' looks odd, particularly since we have an 'E' suffix
> What about also deprecating 'E' suffix? (just my problem of reviewing 
> previous patch)

Ha! What if people want to specify exabytes?!  That actually works at
the moment:

$ nbdkit memory 7E --run 'qemu-io -f raw -c "r -v 1E 512" "$uri"'


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