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SubjectRe: [PATCH] loop: Add LOOP_SET_FD_WITH_OFFSET ioctl.
Hi Ming,

On Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 3:00 AM Ming Lei <> wrote:
> The new ioctl LOOP_SET_FD_WITH_OFFSET looks not generic enough, could
> you consider to add one ioctl LOOP_SET_FD_AND_STATUS to cover both
> SET_FD and SET_STATUS so that using two ioctl() to setup loop can become
> deprecated finally?

I originally started out doing that. However, it is a significantly
larger refactoring of the loop driver, and it makes things like error
handling more complex. I thought configuring loop with an offset is
the most common case. But if there's a preference to do an ioctl that
takes the full status, I can work on that.


> Thanks,
> Ming

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