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Re: amiga partitioning support for parted

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: amiga partitioning support for parted
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 17:41:35 +1000
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On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 08:22:22AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> Well, there is the partition table reading, which is in the file i
> wrote, and the normal partition accessing, that is the reading of the
> file system. But i think i now understand what you meant, the values i
> read from the partition list will be multiplied by two before being put
> into the partition data (and constraints and so on) and divided by two
> before being accessed to write to the partition list.


> I still think having a way to specify sector size, and not fix it to 512
> would be nice.

I think it's too complicated.  I think it would be nicer to remove
the whole concept of sector all together.  Flat linear address spaces
are good!

> > > Should a read wrapper not be provided in the partition specific
> > > layer, or the partition size not be a variable one can set ?
> > 
> > Do you understand what PedConstraint does?
> Yep, i have battled with it enough to know perfectly what it means.

Was the battle unpleasant?


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