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To: Nathaniel McCallum <npmccallum@g.o>
From: Sean Sullivan <sean@...>
Subject: Re: Gentoo Installer partitioning arch support
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 21:29:48 -0500
>
>
>The plan was to originally use parted (which I still prefer).  I made an
>ebuild for redhat's parted python bindings (in bugzilla), but it isn't
>in portage yet (needs a patch and version bump on parted).  HOWEVER, I
>don't believe parted supports all arches.  Specifically, I believe
>parted has "minors" hard coded as type int, which doesn't work on one
>arch (I believe alpha) as it uses letter based minors.  I could be wrong
>though... But to your knowledge parted DOES work on ppc?  Anyone else?
>Does parted work on your arch?  Thanks!
>
>Nathaniel
>  
>

parted-1.6.6 built clean and seems to perform well on my iBook.

Sean Sullivan



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