VirtualBox

Ticket #11343 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

Unnecessary merging when deleting Snapshot with unchanged Current State

Reported by: maddes_b Owned by:
Component: virtual disk Version: VirtualBox 4.2.6
Keywords: delete snapshot merge Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: Windows

Description

When deleting a fixed Snapshot without modifications (=Current State is unchanged) and no depending Snapshots, then VirtualBox merges the Snapshot into the unchanged Current State. This is wasting time (minutes). (see screenshots)

Instead VirtualBox should remove the unchanged Current State snapshot and reuse the Snapshot as Current state. Of course this is only possible if there are a) no other fixed Snapshots depending on it and b) no changed Current State for it.

Attachments

vb426_delting_snapshot_unnecessary_merge_01.jpg Download (100.7 KB) - added by maddes_b 10 years ago.
vb426_delting_snapshot_unnecessary_merge_02.jpg Download (25.3 KB) - added by maddes_b 10 years ago.
vb426_delting_snapshot_unnecessary_merge_03.jpg Download (19.5 KB) - added by maddes_b 10 years ago.

Change History

Changed 10 years ago by maddes_b

Changed 10 years ago by maddes_b

Changed 10 years ago by maddes_b

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by aeichner

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

This is implemented in a recent VirtualBox release. The merge direction is based on the involved diff images. So your case should be faster now, closing.

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