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From: Eric Blake <>
To: Max Reitz <>,
Cc: Vladimir Sementsov-Ogievskiy <>,
	Juan Quintela <>,
	Markus Armbruster <>,, Peter Krempa <>,
	"Dr . David Alan Gilbert" <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] migration: Add migrate-set-bitmap-node-mapping
Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 11:01:14 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 5/13/20 9:49 AM, Max Reitz wrote:
> This command allows mapping block node names to aliases for the purpose
> of block dirty bitmap migration.
> This way, management tools can use different node names on the source
> and destination and pass the mapping of how bitmaps are to be
> transferred to qemu (on the source, the destination, or even both with
> arbitrary aliases in the migration stream).
> Suggested-by: Vladimir Sementsov-Ogievskiy <>
> Signed-off-by: Max Reitz <>
> ---
> Branch: migration-bitmap-mapping-rfc
> Branch: migration-bitmap-mapping-rfc
> Vladimir has proposed something like this in April:
> Now I’ve been asked by my manager to look at this, so I decided to just
> write a patch to see how it’d play out.
> This is an RFC, because I’d like to tack on tests to the final version,
> but I’m not sure whether I can come up with something before the end of
> the week (and I’ll be on PTO for the next two weeks).
> Also, I don’t know whether migration/block-dirty-bitmap.c is the best
> place to put qmp_migrate_set_bitmap_mapping(), but it appears we already
> have some QMP handlers in migration/, so I suppose it isn’t too bad.

My 'qemu-img bitmap' series has block/monitor/bitmap-qmp-cmds.c - 
perhaps that's a decent location?  Or maybe another new file in that 
directory, if putting it directly in an existing file would drag in too 
much into qemu-img?

> ---
>   qapi/migration.json            | 36 ++++++++++++++++++++
>   migration/block-dirty-bitmap.c | 60 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
>   2 files changed, 94 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

But I see you've already posted a v2, so I'll stop reviewing here and 
switch to that thread.

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc.           +1-919-301-3226
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-05-13 16:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-13 14:49 Max Reitz
2020-05-13 14:51 ` Max Reitz
2020-05-13 16:01 ` Eric Blake [this message]
2020-05-13 19:34 ` no-reply
2020-05-13 19:37 ` no-reply
2020-05-13 19:40 ` no-reply

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