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Re: fdisk

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: fdisk
Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 20:48:01 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11+cvs20060403

On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 06:54:19PM +0200, address@hidden wrote:
> Hello Robert,
>   news on GNU fdisk:
> On Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 05:25:37PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > I'm afraid I don't have time to help actively (other than testing it).
> > However, if you need a platform for beta-testing, Debian GNU/kFreeBSD
> > is a good place: Because the "classical" util-linux fdisk is not
> > available, any replacement is welcome, even if it's not a mature,
> > well-tested one.
> >
> > I suppose you could put it in trunk, but disable it by default? If one
> > could build it using --enable-fdisk-ui or something, then the Debian
> > package could be selective and activate it for this platform.
> I have a student working on GNU cfdisk now, and this will most likely
> also benefit the completion of the other clones, i.e. gfdisk, lfdisk and
> possibly some time in the far future sfdisk.
>   Apart from that, could you maybe provide a little propaganda in the
> Debian GNU/kFreeBSD community, so developers might get attracted?

Sure thing.

Anyone feels like playing with parted-based fdisk?

Robert Millan

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