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SubjectRe: [Patch 3/5] dm: make v4 of the ioctl interface the default
On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 10:15:18AM -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Joe Thornber wrote:
>
> >For the last few months the tools have supported both v1 and v4
> >interfaces, allowing people to roll back to older kernels. I will
> >update the Kconfig help as you suggest to be more specific about the
> >tool versions.
>
> My biggest concern here is that even if someone downloads the latest
> device-mapper tools tarball and compiles it on their system, unless they
> specifically point it at 2.6 kernel headers it won't compile in v4 ioctl
> support, so they could be unpleasantly surprised.

The tools build against their own copies of the header files.

- Joe
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