cvs commit: src/sbin/bsdlabel bsdlabel.c

Mark Murray mark at
Thu Aug 28 14:26:16 PDT 2003

Peter Wemm writes:
> Before this turns into another 'thread from hell', let me clarify that.
> I'm suggesting:
> 1) remove any remaining knowledge of the magic 'c' partition in utilities
> 2) remove any assumptions that the 'c' partition even exists
> 3) stop creating the 'c' partition on new disklabels

We already did something similar with the "d" partition several years
ago. I can't remember how that was magic ("whole disk dammit"?), but
IIRC losing it wasn't painful except for the shouting.

> This will not break existing disklabels and wont break existing systems
> that have the 'c' partition in use etc.  I'm suggesting just completing
> the de-magicification of it.  That is, assuming it isn't already done.

Amen, brother!

Mark Murray
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