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SubjectRe: block ioctl to read/write last sector
>>>>> "Michael" == Michael E Brown <> writes:


Michael> It looks like the numbers we picked for our respective IOCTLs
Michael> conflict. I think I can change mine to the next higher since
Michael> your patch seems to have been around longer.

If you could pick another number that would be great. All the people
out there using XFS rely on the BLKSETSIZE ioctl, and mkfs.xfs would
break horribly with your patch.

Michael> What is the general way to deal with these conflicts?

Whoever applies the patch to the official tree deals with them :)

Martin K. Petersen, Principal Linux Consultant, Linuxcare, Inc.,
SGI XFS for Linux Developer,
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