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Re: disklabel format incompatible with freebsd-4?

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 20:38:53 +0200
Mail-followup-to: bugs@crater.dragonflybsd.org

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 09:40:00AM +0300, Yury Tarasievich wrote:
> On 7 June 2005 11:20, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 10:16:57AM +0300, Yury Tarasievich wrote:
> > > I've noticed that dfbsd-made disklabel now looks corrupted to freebsd-4.
> > > Why is that so? Is it necessary?
> >
> > Because they allow more than 8 entries. You can change that if you need
> > the compatibility, but the rest of us is glad to have a few more letters :)
> Why, more letters is good. What's not so good is such progress happening all 
> of a sudden. :)

ALL OF A SUDDEN ?? This chance was in the tree for months.
Actually over a year. That's TWO releases.

/me goes back to hacking.


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