Commit 5f27b178 authored by Nikos Skalkotos's avatar Nikos Skalkotos
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Disable recovery proc if libguestfs ver < 1.17.14

In older versions of libguestfs, the recovery process did not close
the file descriptors it inherited. This could case problems if the
parent process had open pipes.
parent 1ea7fc2e
......@@ -175,6 +175,19 @@ class DiskDevice(object):
self.g = guestfs.GuestFS()
self.g.add_drive_opts(self.real_device, readonly=0)
# Before version 1.17.14 the recovery process, which is a fork of the
# original process that called libguestfs, did not close its inherited
# file descriptors. This can cause problems especially if the parent
# process has opened pipes. Since the recovery process is an optional
# feature of libguestfs, it's better to disable it.
version = self.g.version()
if version['major'] > 1 or (version['major'] == 1 and
(version['minor'] >= 18 or \
(version['minor'] == 17 and version['release'] >= 14))):
self.out.output("Enabling recovery proc")
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