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SubjectRe: [Patch 3/6] dm: decimal device num sscanf
On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 04:04:30PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 11:49:53AM +0100, Joe Thornber wrote:
> > The 2.4 version of Device-Mapper scans for device-numbers in decimal
> > instead of hex (in dm_get_device()). Update 2.6 so both versions use
> > the same behavior. [Kevin Corry]
>
> This code should just go away completly. There's no excuse for parsing
> a dev_t in new code instead of a pathname.

It's in there to match the output from 'dmsetup table'. I'm not sure
anyone uses it, but I'd still like to keep it so that 2.4 and 2.6 stay
in sync.

- Joe
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