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SubjectRe: [Patch 3/5] dm: make v4 of the ioctl interface the default
On Tuesday 25 November 2003 10:47, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Joe Thornber wrote:
> > Make the version-4 ioctl interface the default kernel configuration
> > option. If you have out of date tools you will need to use the v1
> > interface.
> Actually, isn't the proper way to say this "if your tools are older than
> X and/or were _not_ built against recent 2.6 headers you need to use the
> v1 interface"?
> Also, if you're going to change the default you should change the help
> text correspondingly.

How's this look?

Kevin Corry

--- a/drivers/md/Kconfig 2003-11-23 19:31:11.000000000 -0600
+++ b/drivers/md/Kconfig 2003-11-25 11:07:00.000000000 -0600
@@ -138,9 +138,11 @@
config DM_IOCTL_V4
bool "ioctl interface version 4"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
+ default y
- Recent tools use a new version of the ioctl interface, only
- select this option if you intend using such tools.
+ Recent tools use this new version of the ioctl interface. Only
+ select N for this option if you use out-of-date tools that weren't
+ compiled for this interface (e.g. LVM2 prior to v2.00.00).


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