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SubjectRe: [PATCH] DM 1/6: Use new format_dev_t macro
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On Monday, September 22, 2003, at 08:29 PM,
viro@parcelfarce.linux.theplanet.co.uk wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 10:51:27AM -0500, Kevin Corry wrote:
>> Use the format_dev_t function for target status functions.
>
> [instead of bdevname, that is]
>
> It's wrong. Simply because "sdb3" is immediately parsed by admin and
> 08:13 is nowhere near that convenient. These are error messages, let's
> keep them readable.
>
>

No they are not just error messages, userland tools use them.

- Joe

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