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Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) is a file format standard which maps logical hard disk contents to a physical disk image format, which can then be more efficiently stored in a variety of different storage types, such as file systems or logical volumes.
VHDs are container files storing block metadata alongside a virtual disk's contents, in a single disk image. The metadata enables advanced storage backend capabilities, such as thin provisioning, disk image snapshotting, and coalescing of differencing disks. . Libvhd is a library to access VHD format metadata. It provides disk image initialization, inspection and manipulation to both VHD user utilities and the VHD disk driver in Blktap.
This package contains the runtime vhd library.
blktap (2.0.90-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release. (Closes: #635115) -- Thomas Goirand <firstname.lastname@example.org> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 17:08:44 +0000
Format: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/dep/web/deps/dep5.mdwn?op=file&rev=173 Upstream-Name: blktap Upstream-Contact: Jonathan Ludlam <Jonathan.Ludlam@eu.citrix.com> Source: git clone https://github.com/xen-org/blktap.git Files: debian/* Copyright: (c) 2011, Thomas Goirand <email@example.com> License: BSD (2 clauses) Files: drivers/atomicio.c include/atomicio.h vhd/lib/atomicio.c Copyright: (c) 2005, more»