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Re: Ext3 support

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Ext3 support
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 20:49:40 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 03:25:27PM -0000, Nuno Gomes wrote:
> Hi,
> This is my first post in this ML.
> I am making my own linux distribution (Home made, not comercial) and
> because i think libparted is a great tool i decide to do the instalation
> partition´s stuff with it. I found myself with the problem that
> libparted doesn´t create ext3 partition yet. I know that there are some
> distributions that use the libparted in the instalation like Redhat, and
> they support ext3, so my question is how they do that? Is it just a
> system() call


> or or there are some API (parted) function´s to call
> extern programs? 


> Can you help me put my distribution creating ext3 using libparted? :) 
> By the way, when will you think that libparted will support this
> feature?

I think libparted should use libe2fs, long term.  Adding ext3 support
is a fair bit of work, and a waste of effort, IMHO.


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