This series adds blockdev-add support for SSH block driver.
Patch 1 prepares the code for the addition of a new option prefix,
which is "server.". This is accomplished by adding a
ssh_has_filename_options_conflict() function which helps to iterate
over the various options and check for conflict.
Patch 2 first adds InetSocketAddress compatibility to SSH block driver
and then makes it accept a InetSocketAddress under the "server" option.
The old options "host" and "port" are supported as legacy options and
then translated to the respective InetSocketAddress representation.
Patch 3 drops the usage of "host" and "port" outside of
ssh_process_legacy_socket_options() functions in order to make them
legacy options completely.
Patch 4 helps to allow blockdev-add support for the SSH block driver
by making the SSH option available.
*** This series depends on the following patch: ***
"qdict: implement a qdict_crumple method for un-flattening a dict"
from Daniel's "QAPI/QOM work for non-scalar object properties"
Ashijeet Acharya (4):
block/ssh: Add ssh_has_filename_options_conflict()
block/ssh: Add InetSocketAddress and accept it
block/ssh: Use InetSocketAddress options
qapi: allow blockdev-add for ssh
block/ssh.c | 121 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
qapi/block-core.json | 24 +++++++++-
2 files changed, 125 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)