[PATCH v3 0/5] improve 'read' command, add 'write' command

Rasmus Villemoes rasmus.villemoes at prevas.dk
Thu Mar 16 14:24:05 CET 2023

On 02/03/2023 09.12, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> The first patch simplies do_read somewhat by making use of an existing
> helper instead of parsing the dev_part string manually. As a bonus
> (and my actual motivation), it now understands dev#partname syntax -
> hard-coded partition numbers are so last decade.
> I also need the symmetrical operation, being able to write to a named
> raw partition, and fortunately it doesn't require that many lines of
> code to implement that.
> There's a very minor change in the error reporting due to using
> cmdtp->name to generate the new messages, but I don't think "Error
> reading blocks" offers much that "read error" doesn't.
> New in v2: the last three patches add documentation, ensure CMD_WRITE
> is set for sandbox and adds some basic test cases for the various ways
> of accessing the partitions (by number, name, or as raw offset within
> the whole disk).
> v3: Add Simon's R-b to patches 2, 4, 5, fixup whitespace in patch 5.

Can this series be picked up for -next, please?


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