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Re: redesigning the debian installer

Joey Hess wrote:
> Martin Keegan wrote:
> > Incidentally, what facilities currently exist for non-interactive partitioning?
> > Is there a dedicated tool for this, or should one do
> >
> > /sbin/fdisk < scripted_responses
> >
> > and pray? If we can't do pretty arbitrary partitioning in a scriptable
> > fashion, the non-interactive mass install idea goes down the plughole.
> sfdisk should allow this (in util-linux). It has had problems in the
> past with other architectures but I think it has been improving.

libfdisk is on the improve as well, and the code looks pretty nice, it
could probably be modularised for specific filesystems, only uspports
two architectures at the moment though.


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