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From: Peter Rajnoha <>
To: Oliver Rath <>
Cc: LVM general discussion and development <>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Error on RegEx with lv_tags-fields
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 10:50:29 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 07/09/2018 11:11 AM, Oliver Rath wrote:
> Hi list,
> Im trying to sort some output with lvs using a regex "=~", which results
> in an error:
> # lvs -o lv_name,lv_tags -S 'lv_tags=~mac1'
>   dm_report: incompatible comparison type for selection field lv_tags
> Otherwise, using the =~ operator on lv_names works well:
> # lvs -o lv_name -S 'lv_name=~z'
>   LV 
>   z1 
>   z2 
>   z3 
> If I see right, I can use the selection type "string list" here, but no
> regex. Is this right? Is there a way to use regex on tags?

This is not supported yet... but I think we should be able to extend the
functionality here. You can file an upstream report for that if you want
and if there's time/resources, we may add that functionality.

> TfH!
> Oliver
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  reply	other threads:[~2018-07-10  8:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-07-09  9:11 [linux-lvm] Error on RegEx with lv_tags-fields Oliver Rath
2018-07-10  8:50 ` Peter Rajnoha [this message]
2018-07-09 12:32 Oliver Rath
2018-07-10  7:55 ` Damon Wang

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