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Re: Parted 1.6.0-pre8

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Parted 1.6.0-pre8
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2002 18:35:55 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Mon, Apr 08, 2002 at 08:31:35AM +0100, Richard Hirst wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 08, 2002 at 11:12:20AM +1000, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Is there anything left to do before 1.6.0?
> Builds fine on ia64 now, thanks.


> Still missing flags in print output
> for GPT.  I rasied this earlier, but didn't see a specific response; if
> you plan on ignoring this until post 1.6, that's ok, but it is another
> reason people might stick with 1.4 on ia64.  In comparing 1.4 and 1.6
> code, I prefer the 1.4 way of handling partition type internally as a
> GUID, rather than seperate boot, raid, and lvm fields in GPTPartitionData.
> I recall some comment from you on the m-l about this at some point, but
> I can't find it now.

Ah, the Grand Plan is to use Dilger's patch... but I think I'll save
this for 1.8.x or whatever.  (I'll try to release this more quickly, etc.)

So, that means I should add hp-service to the list of flags...

> I don't see the point in showing 'lba' as a flag, as it isn't really,
> and I can't set it on or off.


> Also you don't have hp-service in your
> source, but boot, raid, lvm flags should still be handled.



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