[dm-devel] [RFC] Message ioctl direct to device
christophe.varoqui at free.fr
Fri Jul 9 19:29:05 UTC 2004
> That ioctl interface is just plain horrible, it should really stay out
> of view inside libdevmapper in case somebody notices. And we do not
> want to make libdevmapper a dependency just to ioctl the virtual
> device. Going through libdevmapper makes plenty of sense for things
> like suspend/resume where there is a lot of deadlock-prevention logic
> that has to be followed rigorously, but no sense whatsoever for what I
> use this interface, and what I expect other people might use it for.
> Of course, you are one of those "other people", I think, with
> multipath, so it would help if you tell me what you have in mind there.
Do you volunteer to resurrect the dmfs pseudo-fs ? :)
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