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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] loop: Pass logical blocksize in 'lo_init[0]' ioctl field
On 11/01/2016 03:02 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 08:37:19PM +0100, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
>> The current LOOP_SET_STATUS64 ioctl has two unused fields
>> 'init[2]', which can be used in conjunction with the
>> LO_FLAGS_BLOCKSIZE flag to pass in the new logical blocksize.
> Can we give them sane field names while at it? Also I see now reason
> not to merge this with the previous two patches.
I'd rather not change the name; it's part of the exported ioctl
interface, and changing would mean to change the ioctl interface.
Which would make quite some user-space programs barf.


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