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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/5] block: make blkdev_get/put() handle exclusive access
    On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 11:34:06AM +0100, Tejun Heo wrote:
    > So, after the above points, I decided to keep @mode. It is a bit
    > awkward but the other way didn't seem too hip either. Any better
    > ideas?

    Let's keep it for now and revisit it later.

    > That will make the number of functions multiplied by two -
    > blkdev_get_by_path_stacked() and blkdev_get_by_dev_stacked(). The
    > symlinking for stacked drivers is an oddball feature which is and will
    > be only used by md and dm. So, I think it's better to keep it
    > separate and oddball.

    Oh well. I still don't like it, but let keeps it simple to make
    progress for now.

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