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Re: [Nbd] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5 13/14] nbd: Implement NBD_CMD_WRITE_ZEROES on server

On 19/07/2016 17:28, Eric Blake wrote:
>> If I'm reading the NBD proto.md correctly, this is not enough if
>> NBD_CMD_FLAG_NO_HOLE is specified. We probably need to use a zeroed buffer with
>> blk_pwrite, or pass a new flag (BDRV_RED_NO_HOLE) to blk_pwrite_zeroes to
>> enforce the bdrv_driver_pwritev() branch in bdrv_co_do_pwrite_zeroes().

I agree with Eric's interpretation.  It's a bit weird to have the
direction inverted, but I'm not sure I see the ambiguity.  Can you explain?


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