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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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