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authorStefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com>2014-01-06 12:39:01 +0800
committerKevin Wolf <kwolf@redhat.com>2014-01-22 12:07:16 +0100
commit7fa9e1f941b4be1f71bb42de2f2ed8805d7e7326 (patch)
tree8ae63d60da87a89c8be9dc8aae76267af2d364b8 /qemu-img.texi
parentb7fcff01790d25f48d81ef6c8c3399577096a555 (diff)
docs: qcow2 compat=1.1 is now the default
Commit 9117b47717ad208b12786ce88eacb013f9b3dd1c ("qcow2: Change default for new images to compat=1.1") changed the default qcow2 image format version but forgot to update qemu-doc.texi and qemu-img.texi. Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com> Reviewed-by: Eric Blake <eblake@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <kwolf@redhat.com>
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@@ -391,11 +391,11 @@ support of multiple VM snapshots.
Supported options:
@table @code
@item compat
-Determines the qcow2 version to use. @code{compat=0.10} uses the traditional
-image format that can be read by any QEMU since 0.10 (this is the default).
+Determines the qcow2 version to use. @code{compat=0.10} uses the
+traditional image format that can be read by any QEMU since 0.10.
@code{compat=1.1} enables image format extensions that only QEMU 1.1 and
-newer understand. Amongst others, this includes zero clusters, which allow
-efficient copy-on-read for sparse images.
+newer understand (this is the default). Amongst others, this includes zero
+clusters, which allow efficient copy-on-read for sparse images.
@item backing_file
File name of a base image (see @option{create} subcommand)