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Re: Resizing root partition

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Resizing root partition
Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2003 13:33:52 +1000
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On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 12:42:00PM +1000, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 12:33:01PM +0200, Szakacsits Szabolcs wrote:
> > On Tue, 5 Aug 2003, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> > > On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 02:38:40PM +0400, Yury Umanets wrote:
> > > > Probably it is time to change the stuff for determining is partition is
> > > > mounted? If you agree I can try to fix it.
> > >
> > > I've thought a bit about this.
> > 
> > What's wrong with check_mntent_file() from e2fsprogs? Too well tested?
> It actually does what I described above.  I should have looked at
> it earlier (I assumed it was solving an easier problem).

I retract that statement.

The code is rather obscure in e2fsprogs, and I misunderstood it.

e2fsprogs does what Parted does now.  Perhaps e2fsprogs' users have less
problems because of their usage modes... but I suspect some e2fsprogs'
users are in fact losing data also.  (Possibly even silently)


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