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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH V2] NEW API:xfs:xfs_repair



On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 03:32:48PM +0800, Wanlong Gao wrote:
> On 08/28/2012 09:06 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> >> > +  if (!(optargs_bitmask & GUESTFS_XFS_REPAIR_IMGFILE_BITMASK))
> >> > +    imgfile = 0;
> > This xfs_repair -f option is annoying!  Also the way you've defined
> > the "device" parameter (as type Device) means it won't work -- the
> > caller would never be able to use a non-device as a parameter.
> > 
> > Instead, can we check for the input being file or device and add the
> > option automatically?  It should be sufficient to change the code to
> > something like:
> > 
> >   ... Dev_or_path "device" ...
> > 
> >   if (STRPREFIX (device, "/dev/"))
> >     is_device = 1;
> > 
> >   if (!is_device) {
> >     /* do the sysroot adjustment, and add -f parameter */
> >   } else {
> >     /* just add device parameter */
> >   }
> > 
> 
> Sorry, I can't understand here, since the original xfs_repair command
> just receive "device" as its parameter, I wonder why do you suggest to use
> "Dev_or_path" here. 

Not sure I understand the question, but it looks like 'xfs_repair -f'
is used to repair a filesystem stored inside a file, not a device.

Rich.

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