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Re: new e2fstools and parted not playing nice?

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: new e2fstools and parted not playing nice?
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 08:20:01 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6+20040722i

On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 11:22:19AM -0600, Unit3 wrote:
> I'm working on packaging gparted for Gentoo, and we've run into an issue 
> where ext2/3 partitions show up as being unmoveable/resizeable 
> (http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=61828#c14). One of the other 
> developers thinks this is due to the newest version of the e2fstools not 
> playing nice with parted-1.6.15. I'm just checking to verify that this 
> is actually the problem, and if so, to see if you guys have any fixes 
> planned in the near future. :)

Yes, libparted's ext2 code requires the file system to have a particular
layout.  Modern e2fsprogs don't satisfy this.

I haven't had time to fix it.  I'm accepting patches :)


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