[linux-lvm] merging snapshots and lvs bug

ben benscott at nwlink.com
Fri Jul 15 23:07:52 UTC 2011

On July 15 03:14:02 PM Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 01:01:15PM -0700, ben wrote:
> > It isn't a special case. Invalid snaps use capital 'S' in the first
> > column and so do merging snaps. The invalid snap 'S' dates back to old
> > versions of LVM. Here we have three snaps, the first is invalid, the
> > second is merging and the
> > last is normal:
> Oh, yes, I see.  Curiously the man page used to mention that and it got
> replaced with S for merging.
> So do you think we should remove that capitalisation, as per the man page
> I quoted?
> Alasdair

The old meaning seems like unneeded duplication since it is flagged as invalid 
in another column. Also, I actually found it through liblvm2app, so it needs 
to be changed there as well.

Thank you.

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