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Bug#389881: RC-ness of this bug

Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 12:44:05AM +0100, David Härdeman wrote:
>> I've attached a patch which implements persistent device names in 
>> partman by checking for devices which are mounted under /target and 
>> which have a suitable link in /dev/disk/by-id/*
> I've attached the Ubuntu patch for the same issue; it's been deployed
> for some time and I think it's largely a cleaner approach than fixing it
> up post-facto as your patch does. However, I tend to agree with Steve
> that doing that at the last minute is risky; we had a fair few little
> bits and pieces around the distribution to fix up, IIRC.

To full support it, another change would be need on Parted IIRC. You
reported the patch for it but I hadn't applied yet since we weren't
using it that time.

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