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Re: Need Information

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Need Information
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 12:02:44 +1000
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On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 06:36:56PM -0700, prashant parab wrote:
> Hi all..
>   My name is Prashant Parab and i am a software
> engineer by profession. For lat few days i am trying
> to learn more in the area of hard disk partitioning as
> i am trying to make a GUI based hard disk partition
> tool.

Will it be free software?  Will it support GNU/Linux?

> I need more information on how to chnage the
> hard disk partition information and how it is possible
> to change the size of partition without loosing the
> existing data. I hope u all will help me by giving
> answers to this queries.

One answer: read the source of how GNU Parted does it.
(Also, Parted has plenty of documentation about how it works)

Second answer: why re-invent the wheel?  Why not use GNU Parted?
In fact, why not use the GUI's already available for libparted (eg: in
Conectiva's and Red Hat's installers)  Note: this is only possible
if you comply with the GPL licence.  I hope that will be possible for


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