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SubjectRe: [dm-devel] [PATCH v3 3/3] dm: lookup devices by path with name_to_dev_t
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:07 AM, Alasdair G Kergon <> wrote:
> On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 09:44:07AM -0500, Will Drewry wrote:
>> fwiw, the only reason for the copy was because |path| is a
>> const in the function but not when passed to name_to_dev_t.
>> I wasn't sure what the preferred practice was so I just duped
>> the data needed.
> Well check that it is treated as 'const' and send a separate patch to
> the maintainer to add const, perhaps?  If it isn't const (why would
> that be?), then yes we'd need to copy it.

I'll cross-check the code again and send a patch out if it looks like
it is const-safe.

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