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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Allow blktap specification to be a path to a fil

To: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Allow blktap specification to be a path to a file
From: Joshua Nicholas <jnicholas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 11:43:19 -0400
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Hello Keir,

Please try a SLES10 SP1 distro :: coreutils-5.93-22.9.x86_64.rpm
You will find that readlink does not return anything for a real file.

Thank you,


Keir Fraser wrote:
On 27/8/07 20:05, "Ben Guthro" <bguthro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Minor change to allow a blktap specification to be an actual
path to a file instead of a soft link to a file

Signed-off-by: Ben Guthro <bguthro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Josh Nicholas <jnicholas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

readlink should work fine on a real file, and just return its filename

 -- Keir

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