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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] dm: Repair persistent minors
On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 12:19:48PM +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> In article <> you wrote:
> > Split the dm_create() function into two variants, depending on whether
> > you want the device to have a specific minor number. This avoids
> > the broken overloading of the minor argument to the old dm_create().
> why dont you just call dm_create_with_minor() from dm_create and skip the
> create_aux function?

Because I'm trying to avoid having a special value to the 'minor' arg
to indicate that we can use any minor.

> the create_aux function is pretty badly named, me
> thinks. you sould at least call it dm_create_aux.

I use the dm_ prefix for external functions.

- Joe
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