putting together the growpart pieces

Sandro "red" Mathys red at fedoraproject.org
Fri Mar 8 21:46:14 UTC 2013

On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 9:45 PM, Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 08, 2013 at 08:13:49PM +0100, Juerg Haefliger wrote:
>> > Could we subpackage the growroot script? (It's kind of random that it's in
>> > _this_ package instead of cloud-init itself, isn't it? Maybe upstream would
>> > consider moving it?)
>> I asked that too a while ago and upstream wasn't totally against it.
>> The latest cloud-init that supports growroot also supports the use of
>> 'parted' instead of the growpart script. Haven't tried it but that
>> would make all my cloud-utils packaging efforts a waste of time and we
>> don't want that, do we? ;-)
> Well, the cloud-init native way does sound better. I didn't realize actual
> support for that in F18 was so near to actually possible. Maybe it's better
> to chalk it up to being a learning experience and move on? :)

No reason to throw anything away, though. It's always good to have
options. Also, kernel 3.8 will probably never land in RHEL 6 so it's
good to have an initramfs option in EPEL, too.

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