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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH] udev-016/extras/multipath



On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 11:55:30AM +0100, christophe varoqui free fr wrote:
> Selon christophe varoqui free fr:
> 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > incremental to udev-016/extras/multipath,
> > 
> > * don't rely on the linux symlink in the udev/klibc dir since
> >   udev build doesn't use it anymore. This corrects build breakage
> > * remove make_dm_node fn & call. Rely on udev for this.
> > 
> > The first patch is to be applied.
> > The second is conditioned by udev dealing correctly with devmap names.
> > 
> > For this I can suggest a CALLOUT rule like this :
> > KERNEL="dm-[0-9]*", PROGRAM="/tmp/name_devmap %M %m", NAME="%k",
> > SYMLINK="%c"
> > 
> > With name_devmap like :
> > #!/bin/sh
> > /usr/sbin/dmsetup ls|/bin/grep "$1, $2"|/usr/bin/awk '{print $1}'
> > 
> > Do you feel like commenting ?
> > cvaroqui
> > -- 
> > 
> ok I coded the suggested tool.
> it works with the following rule :
> KERNEL="dm-[0-9]*", PROGRAM="/sbin/devmap_name %M %m", NAME="%k", SYMLINK="%c"
> 
> I don't know if it's right to keep this tools packaged with multipath because
> it's widely more general.
> 
> Maybe Joe should merge it in the device-mapper package or provide the
> functionnality through dmsetup ?
> 
> Here is the patch

Applied thanks.

I really don't know what to do about where to package this, it's up to
you.  I don't know the dm stuff anymore :(

thanks,

greg k-h



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