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Re: Items for the Task List

From: Robert Garrett <rg70@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2004 09:32:39 -0600

Chris Pressey wrote:

> On Wed, 04 Feb 2004 23:15:22 -0600
> Robert Garrett <rg70@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> write libdisk to ease in handling fdisk, disklabel, and newfs chores
>> for installation routines
> Coincidentally I was looking at the existing libdisk the other day,
> trying to figure out what it was for.  I was expecting it to be used in
> fdisk, disklabel et al, but apparently it's only used in sysinstall.
> Since it's pretty clear DragonFly won't use sysinstall, are it and the
> existing libdisk going to be culled from the source tree sometime?  It
> would mean two less things to worry about, I guess.  (Or "two fewer", if
> you're a grammar nut :)
> -Chris
That depends :) theres been some talk about rewriting fdisk, and or
disklabel, in which case they might use the new libdisk.
if not it will be part of the release build and not part of the
system build.


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