[pve-devel] [pbs-devel] applied: [PATCH proxmox-backup 2/2] api/datastore: allow pxar file download of entire archive

Dominik Csapak d.csapak at proxmox.com
Tue Apr 13 09:23:39 CEST 2021

On 4/13/21 08:39, Thomas Lamprecht wrote:
> On 12.04.21 17:32, Stefan Reiter wrote:
>> Treat filepaths like "/root.pxar.didx" without a trailing slash as
>> wanting to download the entire archive content instead of erroring. The
>> zip-creation code already works fine for this scenario.
>> Signed-off-by: Stefan Reiter <s.reiter at proxmox.com>
>> ---
>>   src/api2/admin/datastore.rs | 2 +-
>>   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> applied, thanks!
> But that API is definitively weird in general...

just fyi

> 1. old style API definition, should use the #[api()] macro instead

the api macro cannot handle AsyncHttp api calls (yet?), but this is 
required for the stream

> 2. perly "params: Value", yeah, no thanks.

a result from above, without api macro no de-structuring of parameters

> 3. hard coded return stream type, one should be able to download also a single
>     file as zip, and we knew that we wanted .tar then too, so not providing an
>     param for that is weird.

we always can add as much, but until now, generating a zip for a single
file was not really sensible

> 4. accessed via /json/ path but never returns json

all api calls need a formatter to call, should we add a
new one for download type?

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