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Date:	Mon, 02 Jun 2008 15:38:48 -0600
From:	Andreas Dilger <>
To:	Karel Zak <>
Cc:	"Ricardo M. Correia" <>,
	"Theodore Ts'o" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH e2fsprogs] Add ZFS detection to libblkid

On Jun 02, 2008  22:58 +0200, Karel Zak wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 04:01:03PM +0100, Ricardo M. Correia wrote:
> > Hi Karel,
> > 
> > On Seg, 2008-06-02 at 09:41 +0200, Karel Zak wrote:
> > 
> > >  It'd be nice to add ZFS detection to libvolume_id from udev package.
> > 
> > 
> > Interesting, I didn't know libvolume_id existed.
> > Is there a reason why there should be 2 different libraries doing what
> > appears to be essentially the same thing?
>  I'm just merging these two libraries to libfsprobe :-)

Hrm, having "fs" in the name is a bit unfortunate, since several of the
things that libblkid detects are not filesystems (e.g. MD, swap).
Similarly, libvolume_id also does not contain "fs" in the name...

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lustre Group
Sun Microsystems of Canada, Inc.

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