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Re: fs locks: export informational name

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On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 04:37:33PM +0100, Davidlohr Bueso wrote:
> I'm currently rewritting lslk(8) from scratch so we can integrate it in
> util-linux, and continue maintaining it.
> 
> In order to not break userspace, the kernel is currently exporting the
> major:minor numbers of the device where the locked file resides.  Could
> we agree on defining WE_CAN_BREAK_LSLK_NOW and start exporting the
> informational name instead?

 --disable-lslk should be enough :-)

 We can support DEV column (with maj:min), but not use it on the
 default output please. We have ReleaseNotes and man page where we can
 describe possible differences between original and u-l version.

    Karel

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