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Re: Parted 1.7.x branch now available

From: Sven Luther
Subject: Re: Parted 1.7.x branch now available
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2004 21:14:11 +0100
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On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 02:12:15PM -0500, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> Sven Luther wrote:
> >On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 09:29:57PM +1100, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> > 
> >
> >>Hi all,
> >>
> >>I have forked off Parted's 1.7.x development branch.
> >>It is called "devel" rather than "stable" in cvs.
> >>
> >>I've written some shell scripts that automatically merge in changes
> >>from 1.6.x into 1.7.x, so it will hopefully remain a friendly
> >>environment to work in...
> >>
> >>So, should HFS go in stable or devel?
> >>   
> >>
> >
> >Well, debian has been using that patch since month (like >6 month or so), 
> >and
> >altough i have no positive data on who used it, i have had zero negative
> >reports. It is part of the new debian-installer, so it has/will be getting
> >rather strong testing.
> > 
> >
> Gentoo has been using that patch for a long time as well.  I'd say we've 
> been tracking it for about 9 months or so (maybe longer).

So, let's vote for the stable branch then, i don't think it is all that
disruptive anyway, since i don't think it will have an influence outside the
mac partition table stuff.


Sven Luther

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