[linux-lvm] Inconsistent naming...?

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Mon Jul 11 02:58:11 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 06:31:27PM -0700, Linda A. Walsh wrote:
> Notice the device name.   notice how the single dashes are now displayed
> as two dashes?!?!

Roughly: a dash is the separator we chose, and we double it to escape a
real dash.  But we still need to extend our escaping mechanism to handle
characters that udev states it doesn't support in primary device names
but which the old /dev did used to support (and so we still do).


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