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Re: [PATCH v2] xfstests: support post-udev device mapper nodes

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] xfstests: support post-udev device mapper nodes
From: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 12:22:46 -0500
Cc: <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20110503084359.GA21704@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20110503084359.GA21704@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-to: <aelder@xxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2011-05-03 at 04:43 -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Because of udevs complaining device mapper now creates /dev/dm-N as the real
> device nodes, and just symlinks the /dev/mapper/ names to it.  This would be
> easy if everything used the /dev/mapper clear names, but most system utilities
> translate them back to the /dev/mapper/ names and thus confuse various test
> cases.  Add support to _is_block_dev to read symlinks, and add documentation
> on how to run xfstests on device mapper volumes.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>

Looks good to me.

Reviewed-by: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>


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