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



On Dec 11, 2007 5:08 PM, Scott James Remnant <scott ubuntu com> 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.

Without synchronization between libdevmapper and udev, you can't
predict which one will win in creating the node, right?
So this patch makes is more likely to create a valid device node, but
it can still happen, that libdevmapper replaces the udev nodes, which
is not what we want, right?

Kay


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