Am 10.08.2017 um 17:08 hat Eric Blake geschrieben: > On 08/10/2017 08:02 AM, Kevin Wolf wrote: > > Am 09.08.2017 um 22:38 hat Eric Blake geschrieben: > >> We already have a lot of bdrv_getlength() fixes in -rc2; so I think > >> this is still okay for -rc3. > >> > >> v1 was here (with a typo'd subject line): > >> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-08/msg01226.html > >> > >> Since v1: > >> - patch 1: fix error message capitalization (Kevin, R-b kept) > >> - fix locking bug in original patch 2 (Kevin) > >> - split original patch 2 into two parts: signature update, and > >> added error checking (Kevin) > >> - check for unlikely integer overflow before bdrv_truncate (Jeff) > >> > >> 001/5: [FC] 'vpc: Check failure of bdrv_getlength()' > >> 002/5:[down] 'qcow: Change signature of get_cluster_offset()' > >> 003/5: [FC] 'qcow: Check failure of bdrv_getlength() and > >> bdrv_truncate()' > >> 004/5:[----] [--] 'qcow2: Drop debugging dump_refcounts()' > >> 005/5:[----] [--] 'qcow2: Check failure of bdrv_getlength()' > > > > Looks good to me, but as the bug is far from being critical, I'd rather > > apply the more complex qcow1 patches only to block-next. The vpc and > > qcow2 parts seems a lot less risky, so 2.10 should be okay for them. > > > > What do you think? > > The argument for NOT doing the qcow changes (patches 2 and 3): the only > place where we are not checking for failures is part of > get_cluster_offset() - but in all likelihood, if we were unable to > determine or change the length of the backing file, we will have nearby > problems that will ultimately cause failure soon enough. Furthermore, > it's not a regression (we've had several releases with the problem), and > qcow is not a good format (it's painfully slow, and we strongly > recommend qcow2 instead) - so no one will be hitting any actual bugs in > practice. > > I'll trust your judgment as maintainer, so taking just 1, 4, and 5 in > 2.10 is fine.
Thanks, applied the patches to block and block-next, respectively. Kevin
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