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From: "Kevin P. Fleming" <kpfleming@backtobasicsmgmt.com>
To: Joe Thornber <thornber@sistina.com>
Cc: Linux Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@zip.com.au>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Subject: Re: [Patch 3/5] dm: make v4 of the ioctl interface the default
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 09:47:28 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3FC387A0.8010600@backtobasicsmgmt.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20031125163313.GD524@reti>

Joe Thornber wrote:

> Make the version-4 ioctl interface the default kernel configuration option.
> If you have out of date tools you will need to use the v1 interface.

Actually, isn't the proper way to say this "if your tools are older than 
X and/or were _not_ built against recent 2.6 headers you need to use the 
v1 interface"?

Also, if you're going to change the default you should change the help 
text correspondingly.


  reply	other threads:[~2003-11-25 16:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-25 16:24 2.6.0-t10-dm1 Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:30 ` [Patch 1/5] dm: fix block device resizing Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:31 ` [Patch 2/5] dm: remove dynamic table resizing Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:33 ` [Patch 3/5] dm: make v4 of the ioctl interface the default Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:47   ` Kevin P. Fleming [this message]
2003-11-25 17:05     ` Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 17:15       ` Kevin P. Fleming
2003-11-25 18:00         ` Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 17:29       ` Wichert Akkerman
2003-11-25 20:18         ` Alasdair G Kergon
2003-11-25 23:45           ` Adrian Bunk
2003-11-26 11:39             ` Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 17:09     ` Kevin Corry
2003-11-25 17:16       ` Kevin P. Fleming
2003-11-25 17:28         ` Kevin Corry
2003-11-25 17:20   ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-11-25 17:59     ` Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:34 ` [Patch 4/5] dm: set io restriction defaults Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:35 ` [Patch 5/5] dm: dm_table_event() sleep on spinlock bug Joe Thornber

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