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Re: Bug#136730: parted loops endless

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Bug#136730: parted loops endless
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2002 07:56:46 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.17i

Hi Timshel,

On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 11:58:51PM +1100, Timshel Knoll wrote:
> Another request to simplify the exception options -  I know there are
> NLS issues with this :-/

Basically, the Right Thing TM to do here is to make
ped_exception_throw() have an extra parameter for the default

Anyway, the way libparted show's something as being default (in
>=1.5.x) is "Ignore/[Cancel]?" so there are no i18n issues.
(I think it's much prettier, anyway)

> > > It's probably ignoring SIGINT - this is not a bug - but rather a
> > > "feature", consider the bad stuff that would happen if you could kill
> > > parted half way through a "resize" operation :-/
> > 
> > But I'm not half way through. :)

True, but the bureaucracy for communicating all this is non-trivial,
and therefore on the back-burner.  It would be nice to interrupt
operations, but not particularly important.

If you REALLY want to stop, you can always SIGKILL.


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