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Re: [linux-lvm] Any exiisting users of existing LVM2 command line library interface (lvm2cmd.h)?



Dave Wysochanski wrote:

A new LVM2 API library is in progress.

If you are an existing user of the current command line library
interface or are interested in a new LVM2 library, we're interested to
hear input:
1) how you are currently using the existing interface
2) what you would like to see in the new interface

Thanks.
_

I maintain the gnome graphical tool for lvm called system-config-lvm, as well as a web based lvm configuration tool called conga. I depend on the current command line set to make the app work. Will the rug soon be pulled out from under me? :)

No big deal, as long as I have a little warning - like a quarter, or so. As you amend the CLI, though, please maintain the 'machine readable' output commands...ones without column headers or unnecessary formatting characters, so that my app, and the many, many users that have built scripts around the CLI are not confronted with surprises.

Maintaining compatibility with the current CLI for a few releases of the new CLI would be a nice gift to us!

Regards,

-Jim


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