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    SubjectRe: [RFD w/info-PATCH] device arguments from lookup, partion code
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    > ioctls are evil, period. At least with these names you can use normal
    > scripting and don't need any special tools. Every ioctl means a binary
    > that has no business to exist.

    That is not IMHO a rational argument. It isn't my fault that your shell does
    not support ioctls usefully. If you used perl as your login shell you would
    have no problem there.

    Alan


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