>>> On 09.03.18 at 19:03, <george.dun...@citrix.com> wrote:
> QEMU supports various image formats, but we only provide security
> support for raw, qcow, qcow2, and vhd formats.
> 
> Rather than duplicate this information under the "x86/Emulated
> storage" section, just refer to the "Blkback" section.
> 
> Signed-off-by: George Dunlap <george.dun...@citrix.com>

Acked-by: Jan Beulich <jbeul...@suse.com>

> ---
> This is a candidate for backport to 4.10.
> 
> Other option I explored was giving each format its own entry, like
> this:
> 
> #### Image format: Raw
> 
>     Status, Linux (xen-blkback): Supported
>     Status, QEMU (xen_disk): Supported
>     Status, FreeBSD (blkback): Supported, Security support external
>     Status, NetBSD (xbdback): Supported, security support external
>     Status, Blktap2: Deprecated
> 
> But that led to a lot of duplication (Everything is listed as
> "supported" once under "Blkback", and once under "Image format: Raw").

I agree - the way you've put it all necessary information is there
without much redundancy.

Jan


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