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Re: Regression tests

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Regression tests
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 08:18:06 +1000
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On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 11:48:58PM +0200, Leslie Patrick Polzer wrote:
> debug/test/HOWTO says: "only gendisk block devices can have partition
> tables". This could be a problem for a standardized framework. However,
> I am successfully working with loopback mounts and did not experience
> problems with partition table creation.
> More thoughts on this?

The problem is that you can't (directly) mount partitions inside
a partition table inside a file.  That said, you can use losetup -o...

Alternatively, we could add devicemapper support...


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