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Re: xfsdump with rmt

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Subject: Re: xfsdump with rmt
From: Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 15:08:25 -0800
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On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 09:21:36PM +1000, ivanr@xxxxxxx wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Sep 2001, Ethan Benson wrote:
> 
> > > If you'd rather fix the source, check cmd/xfsdump/librmt/rmtopen.c line
> > > 80.
> >
> > actually that code looks fine, its the _rmt_dev function that is
> > broken, here is a patch:
> 
> Well, I probably would've removed the call to rmt_dev, as Tim did
> did -- no point having a function called rmt_dev if it doesn't have
> anything to do with devices or /dev.

well it looked to me like rmt_dev was what was figuring out whether
the pathname given was a remotehost:/path or a local pathname.  but
again i am not familier with this code at all.

-- 
Ethan Benson
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