Bug#787666: multipath-tools: discussion about devname of mpath[0-9]+ vs. mpath[a-z]+

Mauricio Faria de Oliveira mauricfo at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Jun 9 11:23:28 UTC 2015

Control: notfound -1 multipath-tools/0.5.0-7
Control: found -1 multipath-tools/0.4.9-3
Control: fixed -1 multipath-tools/0.4.9+git0.4dfdaf2b-1
Control: close -1


On 06/09/2015 07:41 AM, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
>> Regarding the option for Debian to stay on devnames like mpath[0-9]+
>> >rather than that adopted upstream, mpath[a-z]+ (patch 0002)..
> By 0002, you mean
> debian/patches/0002-Make-user_friendly_names-compatible-to-multipath-too.patch
> ???
> That patch is no more in use. It was dropped long ago.

Oops; sorry, I didn't check it correctly.

I mistakenly checked 0.4.9-3, where Ubuntu branched off some years ago.
I see the patch was dropped a few months later.

Mauricio Faria de Oliveira
IBM Linux Technology Center

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