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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] New commands to list devices by UUID and label

On Mon, Aug 03, 2009 at 05:06:54PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> This isn't very well tested at the moment because my main testing
> machine is broken.  So just for comment, only to be applied with
> caution.
> +  /* In the second pass we look at all devices in /dev and /dev/mapper
> +   * and try to find matching device major/minor numbers for them in
> +   * the hash.
> +   */

Actually this algorithm is wrong, although the code is still
worth reviewing.

It should check /dev/mapper first, and remove any hash entries which
match as it goes along.  Otherwise it'll find /dev/dm-X devices, and
we don't want that to happen ...


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat  http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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