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Re: [Nbd] [PATCH v4 04/11] nbd: Improve server handling of bogus commands

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 09:05:22AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> There are more clients than the Linux and qemu ones, but I think it's
> fair to say that those two are the most important ones. If they agree
> that a read reply which errors should come without payload, then I think
> we should update the standard to say that, too.

I've just pushed a commit that changes the spec (and the implementation)
so that if a server encounters a read error, it does not send a payload.

In other words, the current behaviour of qemu is correct, is now
documented to be correct, and should not be changed.


< ron> I mean, the main *practical* problem with C++, is there's like a dozen
       people in the world who think they really understand all of its rules,
       and pretty much all of them are just lying to themselves too.
 -- #debian-devel, OFTC, 2016-02-12

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