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From: David Teigland <>
To: Zdenek Kabelac <>
Cc: Zhao Heming <>,
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] [PATCH] lib/metadata: add new api lv_is_available()
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:26:08 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 06:04:44PM +0200, Zdenek Kabelac wrote:
> LV 'available' has one simple meaning - LV is present in DM table.
> Status is either available or NOT available.

LV Status can also be "suspended", so there's already some variation in
that field (which is why these free-form lvdisplay fields should be
avoided.)  But I agree, it's probably best to leave lvdisplay alone for
historical purposes and add anything new using just lvs fields.

Zhao, I think we should revert that commit, and come up with a new word to
describe this thing (which also needs a clear definition), and report it
in lvs.


  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-28 18:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-27 16:05 [linux-lvm] [PATCH] lib/metadata: add new api lv_is_available() Zhao Heming
2020-08-27 16:07 ` heming.zhao
2020-08-28 16:04 ` Zdenek Kabelac
2020-08-28 18:26   ` David Teigland [this message]
2020-08-30 15:49     ` heming.zhao
2020-08-30 17:06       ` Zdenek Kabelac
2020-08-31 22:37       ` David Teigland
2020-09-01  9:09         ` heming.zhao
2020-09-01 15:07           ` David Teigland
2020-09-01 16:15             ` heming.zhao
2020-09-01 11:43         ` Zdenek Kabelac

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