Bug#492899: partman-crypto: cancel button unusable on "Erasing data" screen
On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 11:58:38AM +0200, J?r?my Bobbio wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 06:03:34PM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> > I wonder if there's a way to split the cancel checking and the
> > progress checking? [???]
> It might be, but I am not inclined to do this kind of changes that tend
> to breaks in very subtle way just before Lenny.
> Dividing the progress bar in 65536 parts will give us an abitility to
> cancel it every 1114112 written bytes, and should make it reactive
Another option might be to make it dynamic, based on the size of the
disk - I assume we'd need to add a parameter to the wipe utility to
negotiate this in advance. That too might be something better suited
for post-lenny exploration.