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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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