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Re: unable to resize ext3 partition - thinks its ext2...

From: Sven Luther
Subject: Re: unable to resize ext3 partition - thinks its ext2...
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 12:52:23 +0100
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On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 10:36:52PM +1100, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 12:04:53PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > Eeek.  You shouldn't do that.
> > 
> > Well, parted supports resizing of ext3 disks which are in a clean state,
> > since then they are ext2 compatible, right ? 
> > 
> > For more, we should move to libext2fs.
> > 
> > BTW, if he shouldn't ignore it, should this option not be provided ? 
> Apparently not.  I thought such a harsh warning message would mean
> users would make the right decision.  (I was concerned there might
> be 'legitimate' cases where providing a strict policy would be
> annoying)  Clearly, I was wrong.

Do you think there could easily be a -expert option which would warrant
more liberty in such messages ? 

Maybe in 1.7 or something such though.


Sven Luther

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