Am 15.09.2016 um 16:52 hat Alberto Garcia geschrieben:
> This series adds "read-only" to the options QDict, fixing a
> long-standing problem with the reopening code.
>    [E] <- [D] <- [C] <- [B] <- [A]
> In a normal scenario, the active layer [A] is in read-write mode and
> everything else is read-only. If we reopen [D] in read-write mode and
> later reopen [B], then [D] will become read-only when inheriting the
> flags from its parent (see bdrv_backing_options()). With this series,
> inheriting options doesn't need to override values that have been
> explicitly set before.
> The BDRV_O_RDWR flag is not removed yet, but its keep in sync with the
> value of the "read-only" option. Removing the BDRV_O_RDWR flag is not
> straightforward in all cases and can result in code that is
> significantly slower and less readable. Therefore it will be dealt
> with in the future.

Thanks, applied to the block branch.


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