[parted-devel] [patch] Use 'p' partition separator only when necessary
psusi at cfl.rr.com
Fri Mar 25 20:57:32 UTC 2011
On 3/11/2011 5:12 PM, Phillip Susi wrote:
> It seems that the behavior was copied from dmraid, which decided a while
> back to start adding the 'p' always. Debian and Ubuntu have been
> carrying a patch to reverse that change to both dmraid and parted.
> Initially I got that patch dropped in Ubuntu during the Natty
> development cycle because we want to avoid diverging from upstream, and
> if the base device name ends in a digit, then you NEED the 'p' or
> various tools get confused about what is the disk name and what is the
> partition name.
Just touching base to check on this since it's been two weeks with no
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