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SubjectRe: PATCH: fix-readonly-policy-use-and-floppy-ro-rw-status
Jon Masters <jonathan@jonmasters.org> wrote:
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> [PATCH]: This modifies the gendisk and hd_struct structs to replace "policy"
> with "readonly" (as that's the only use for this field). It also introduces a
> new function disk_read_only, which behaves like the corresponding device
> functions do. I've also replaced direct usage of the old policy fields with
> calls to the appropriate function.

These are separate things and should be done in separate patches, please.

Because, for exmaple, we may decide to revert the floppy change only.
Because, as I said off-list, being able to do `remount,rw' of a floppy after
having flipped its switch is useful.
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