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

On Tue, 2007-12-11 at 17:53 +0000, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 05:40:28PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> >  1) udev creates device node and sets permissions
> >  2) devmapper no-ops since it already exists
> ...because libdevmapper has no notion that something other than itself
> could have created it.  That's a bug, but provided the proper udev
> integration isn't much longer in coming, I shan't bother to fix it.
That's ok ;)  no pressure on the patch, I just wanted to make sure that
we weren't carrying anything that hadn't at least been shown upstream to
see whether you wanted it or not.

Obviously we'd prefer the long-term solution, our patch is just a short
term one since we're already relying on udev for devmapper work today.

Scott James Remnant
scott ubuntu com

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