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SubjectRe: [patch 21/50] brd: dont show ramdisks in /proc/partitions
Chris Wright wrote:
> From: Marcin Krol <hawk@pld-linux.org>
>
> I also think that someone somewhere (long time ago) excluded ramdisks from
> /proc/partitions for good reasons. It is possible that now such new
> "feature" is harmless, but I think there are more chances that someone
> will say "hey, /proc/partitions has changed, now my software doesn't work"
> then "hey where did my new 2.6.25 feature go". nbd devices are also
> excluded, maybe for very same (unknown to me) reasons.

This seems a bit like cargo cult programming to me. If there isn't a
known, good, reason to revert this behaviour change, I would consider it
a bugfix, not a regression.

-hpa


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