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SubjectRe: [Patch 3/6] dm: decimal device num sscanf
On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 05:14:43PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 04:24:54PM +0100, Joe Thornber wrote:
> > > > 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.
> > >
> > > Please do the matching from dev_t to pathname in userspace.
>
> So why do you do it in kernel again?

Let's reverse the question, why are you deprecating passing a dev_t
into the kernel ? (I'm not being awkward, just confused).

- Joe
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