[pve-devel] [PATCH v7 qemu-server] Add API for import wizards

Dominic Jäger d.jaeger at proxmox.com
Thu Apr 1 12:19:08 CEST 2021

On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 05:12:28PM +0200, Fabian Grünbichler wrote:
> this is starting to shape up nicely. as promised, I now took a stab at 
> (roughly!) integrating this into our regular flow (see diff below):
> ....
> - we could likely drop the separate import_disk API call, and let the 
>   `importdisk` CLI command prepare parameters for a regular VM config 
>   update
I think dropping importdisk is a good idea, too.

> I'm sure I've missed some corner cases, as I've only tested create_vm 
> with importing, and not the other newly exposed APIs.

I didn't get the importdisk API to work yet.
But I'd look closer at stuff like that
	if (!$device_options) {
	    $device_options = "$storeid:0"; <=== should be -1
only if we keep it?

One thing is important: That import parameter was at the place of the default storage

 PVE/API2/Qemu.pm | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/PVE/API2/Qemu.pm b/PVE/API2/Qemu.pm
index 41e1ab7..73af497 100644
--- a/PVE/API2/Qemu.pm
+++ b/PVE/API2/Qemu.pm
@@ -1469,7 +1469,7 @@ my $update_vm_api  = sub {
 		    PVE::QemuServer::vmconfig_register_unused_drive($storecfg, $vmid, $conf, PVE::QemuServer::parse_drive($opt, $conf->{pending}->{$opt}))
 			if defined($conf->{pending}->{$opt});
-		    &$create_disks($rpcenv, $authuser, $conf->{pending}, $arch, $storecfg, $vmid, undef, {$opt => $param->{$opt}}, {$opt => $import_devices->{$opt}});
+		    &$create_disks($rpcenv, $authuser, $conf->{pending}, $arch, $storecfg, $vmid, undef, {$opt => $param->{$opt}}, undef, {$opt => $import_devices->{$opt}});
 		} elsif ($opt =~ m/^serial\d+/) {
 		    if ((!defined($conf->{$opt}) || $conf->{$opt} eq 'socket') && $param->{$opt} eq 'socket') {
 			$rpcenv->check_vm_perm($authuser, $vmid, undef, ['VM.Config.HWType']);

> stat shows how much boilerplace/duplication this removes, although there 
> is probably even more potential here since `create_vm` partly duplicates 
> the `update_vm_api` sub that ends up calling `create_disks`:
Is that urgent?

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