cvs commit: src/sbin/bsdlabel bsdlabel.c
des at des.no
Thu Aug 18 14:56:49 GMT 2005
Ian Dowse <iedowse at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> Attempt to improve the logic for automatically sizing partitions
> to take into account the new default of starting the first partition
> after the boot blocks instead of at sector 0. If you used automatic
> sizing when the first partition did not start at 0, you would get
> an error that the automatically sized partition extended beyond the
> end of the disk.
> Note that there are probably still many more complex cases where
> automatic sizing and placement will not work (e.g. non-contiguous
> or out of order partitions).
I've tried to do this on and off without really getting anywhere. I
believe the correct solution is to keep a list of slices ordered by
starting offset, and interpret '*' as "until the start of the next
partition, or the end of the device if there is no next partition"
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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