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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH] improve atomicity of device creation



On Tue, 2007-12-11 at 16:25 +0000, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 04:08:36PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> > This is a patch we've written and applied in Ubuntu to improve the
> > atomicity of devmapper device creation somewhat, and avoid races with
> > udev.
>  
> BTW I won't be applying this upstream - these nodes are designed to be
> managed by libdevmapper not udev so it's not relevant.  I'm awaiting
> patches that have been promised to an agreed design that will provide
> for correct libdevmapper/udev integration without races/deadlocks etc.
> 
What is that agreed design?

Scott
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