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RE: Parted 1.5.6-pre1

From: Matt_Domsch
Subject: RE: Parted 1.5.6-pre1
Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2002 09:04:43 -0600

> * I've added a bit of #ifdef mess, to make libparted small
> in the case of only wanting to parse partition tables.
> * wrote a discover frontend to libparted, that tells the kernel
> what all partition tables are.

Excellent!  The hope for 2.5.x kernel was to remove all partition code and
do this from user space.  This makes that very very easy, and very very
possible.    I was hoping that Parted would be that tool.  No more trying to
keep multiple implementations of partition discovery up-to-date.  :-)


Matt Domsch
Sr. Software Engineer
Dell Linux Solutions www.dell.com/linux
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