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Bug#202562: yaboot-installer partition description

* Gaudenz Steinlin <gaudenz@soziologie.ch> [2003-09-24 01:44]:
| On Tue, 2003-08-19 at 09:58, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
| > > The current implementation uses "/dev/some_devfs_path (Typ:
| > > disk_model_description)" as the debconf value. This value is passed
| > > to yabootconfig directly as an argument wich should be the path to
| > > the boot partition, but the whole string is obviously not a correct
| > > path, the path is only part of it. To make this work you have to
| > > omit the model description and only show the devfs path.
| > 
| > Would it not be better to display the extended info, and strip it away
| > before passing it to yabootconfig?
| I was looking into this today and noticed that I could make use of the
| logic in partconf/find-parts.c. Is it possible to move everything of
| function get_all_partations and its "dependencies" to
| libdebian-installer? Probably it could be useful to other things.

that's an very old plan from me, because many programs needs this
function to find partition.

But Marvin will not blow up the libdebian-installer library, because it
is required on the first stage. Maybe we can do something here?


Thorsten Sauter

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