FAT and HFS/HFS+ file system resizing restored in parted-3.1

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 07:47:35 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 12:24 AM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at> wrote:
> I wrote:
>> Brian C. Lane wrote:
>>> I am going to be leaving parted at 3.0 for F17, I don't want to
>>> introduce a large change at this stage.
>> This is really unhelpful, it's going to leave frontends with no way to
>> readd support for the lost functionality for another release.
>> (FYI, I filed an RFE against upstream kde-partitionmanager to get support
>> for this in: https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=295339 . I might try to
>> come up with a patch if upstream doesn't react soon.)
>> IMHO, we should actually either also upgrade F16 to parted 3.1 or backport
>> the new libparted-fs-resize library.
> PS: I also don't see how an added library which Anaconda doesn't even use
> could have any potential for breakage.

It wouldn't but the core parted has new features too and those have
the ability to break things in anaconda, it's not just a new library.


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