according to the documentation 'clone-create' is a synchronous operation.
i take this statement to mean that as soon as it returns, i should be able to 'file-get-file-info' on the destination path.
in practice it takes 5-20sec to get a successful 'file-get-file-info' response.
is there a better way to know when the clone actually finished (other than polling 'file-get-file-info')?
polling seems like a step backwards from ontap8 'clone-list-status'.
with 'clone-list-status' i could at get all pending clones in one call rather then poll for them individually
i could dispatch a call with multiple 'file-get-file-info' tags but it's messier than ontap8 'clone-list-status'.
quote from documentation (https://library.netapp.com/ecm/ecm_download_file/ECMLP2860190)
In Data ONTAP 8.0 the cloning implementation
is an asynchronous operation. The clone-start API is used to start
a clone operation. It returns an clone-id which is used for polling
to get the status of the clone operation using the clone-list-status
API. If this API returns success, the user can consider that clone
operation has completed; if it returns failure, the user should
clear the status of clone operation using clone-clear API. A clone
operation in progress can be aborted using the clone-stop API. In
Data ONTAP 8.1 the cloning implementation is a synchronous