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SubjectRe: regarding major number of block extended devt
H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Note that addition /partitions/ is somewhat unlikely to be useful, since
> existing code will have to search through random crap in sysfs to look
> for the partition directories anyway.

Currently it has to list /sys/block/DEV/DEV[-]N/. With proper
classification, it can do /sys/block/*/partitions/*. We'll need to keep
around symlinks at the root level. It also plays well with how other
subsystems have been changing.


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