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check_mntent_file() (was: Re: Resizing root partition)

From: Szakacsits Szabolcs
Subject: check_mntent_file() (was: Re: Resizing root partition)
Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2003 04:41:28 +0200 (MEST)

On Sat, 9 Aug 2003, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> 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:
> > >
> > > 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.

I don't know what Parted does now because all your sources were retracted
from the gnu ftp site for authenticity check and the mirror link on your
page is broken (yes, probably I could have found the latest source
somewhere but I that point I lost interest).

> 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)

If you think so, why don't you report it to the maintaner? I CC'd him this


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