GEOM is too verbose
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Aug 4 08:48:13 PDT 2004
In message <20040804144350.GX991 at funkthat.com>, John-Mark Gurney writes:
>Maxim Sobolev wrote this message on Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 12:27 +0200:
>> On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 02:22:27PM -0700, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
>> > Maxim Sobolev wrote this message on Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 20:15 +0300:
>> > > >>It is python program, so that ioctl() is out of question. Usage of
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >Hm python has ioctl support, where is the problem?
>> > >
>> > > Really? Anyway, I doubt that name of this ioctl is the same on the
>> > > different unices, so that binary search is still the best from the
>> > > portability POV.
>> > fcntl.ioctl... it might take some hand expansion of the ioctl macros
>> > to get it though... the old pytoh that would generate these couldn't
>> > handle FreeBSD's ioctl defines (but this was back in the early 4.x
>> > days)... You could always write a simple C program to get the value
>> > necessary..
>> Heh, but I have other means to spend my spare time. Rewriting perfectly
>> working code for perfection sake is not one of them.
>I only suggested:
> printf("%ul\n", DIOCGMEDIASIZE);
>and then use that value in python's fctl.ioctl.
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