libblockdev reaches the 1.0 milestone!

David Lehman dlehman at
Fri May 29 15:48:37 UTC 2015

On 05/25/2015 08:56 PM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> On 21.05.2015 20:08, Vratislav Podzimek wrote:
>> A year ago, I started working on a new storage library for low-level
>> operations with various types of block devices -- *libblockdev*. Today,
>> I'm happy to announce that the library reached the **1.0** milestone
>> which means that it covers all the functionality that has been stated
>> in the initial goals and it's going to keep the API stable.
>> Read the blog post I wrote for more information:
> This looks very interesting. I don't see any function to deal with plain
> old block devices though just LVM, MD Raid, etc.
> Is this correct or am I missing something?

There is no support yet for partitions. The libblockdev roadmap[1] shows
a target of early August for v2.0 to include partitioning and filesystem



> Regards,
>    Dennis

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