[v8,0/3] qcow2: advanced compression options
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Andrey Shinkevich Nov. 18, 2019, 5:49 a.m. UTC
The compression filter driver is introduced as suggested by Max.
A sample usage of the filter can be found in the test #214.
Now, multiple clusters can be written compressed.
It is useful for the backup job.

v8: The filter child was changed from the 'backing' to the 'file' one.

  Discussed in the email thread with the message ID

Andrey Shinkevich (3):
  block: introduce compress filter driver
  qcow2: Allow writing compressed data of multiple clusters
  tests/qemu-iotests: add case to write compressed data of multiple

 block/Makefile.objs        |   1 +
 block/filter-compress.c    | 201 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 block/qcow2.c              | 102 +++++++++++++++++------
 qapi/block-core.json       |  10 ++-
 tests/qemu-iotests/214     |  43 ++++++++++
 tests/qemu-iotests/214.out |  14 ++++
 6 files changed, 340 insertions(+), 31 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 block/filter-compress.c