Re: [PATCH] register_blkdev

Christoph Hellwig (
Fri, 7 Mar 2003 19:52:51 +0000

On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 08:50:18PM +0100, wrote:
> > the prototype changes you did which make absolutely no sense
> > to get into 2.5 now when the functions will disappear before 2.6.
> Maybe you are right.
> But as I said, my goal is to give us a 32-bit dev_t.
> It is not necessary to eliminate register_blkdev now,
> or before 2.6, in order to reach that goal.
> I agree completely that it should go away, and I moved it
> in front of the function it is going to be merged with.

Okay, and that part is fine with me, but please just leave the
prototype as-iw now, okay?

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