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[dm-devel] Re: [2.6.23 PATCH 13/18] dm: netlink



Matt Mackall <mpm selenic com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 02:27:12PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Wed, 11 Jul 2007 22:01:37 +0100
> > Alasdair G Kergon <agk redhat com> wrote:
> > 
> > > From: Mike Anderson <andmike us ibm com>
> > > 
> > > This patch adds a dm-netlink skeleton support to the Makefile, and the dm
> > > directory.
> > > 
> > > ...
> > >  
> > > +config DM_NETLINK
> > > +	bool "DM netlink events (EXPERIMENTAL)"
> > > +	depends on BLK_DEV_DM && EXPERIMENTAL
> > > +	---help---
> > > +	Generate netlink events for DM events.
> > 
> > Need a dependency on NET there?
> 
> It's really sad to make DM dependent on the network layer.

It wouldn't be all of dm. Only the netlink based event interface would be
dependent.

-andmike
--
Michael Anderson
andmike us ibm com


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