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Re: preliminary patch towards XEN virtual disk naming

Ferenc Wagner <wferi@niif.hu> writes:

>>  * libparted should also recognize the device type, which isn't much
>>    of a problem (based on a cursory look at the sources).  But that
>>    would just duplicate the info on the line at best.  Probably
>>    something else is needed...  But what?
> Current git parted alread recognizes such devices as "Xen Virtual
> Block Device".  Which is basically the content of the above template.
> What's customary in this case?

I've noticed that Sid uses parted-1.7.1, which was released in
2005...  Only experimental has 1.8.8, which is fairly current.
Assuming there's a good reason for this, should the Debian version
incorporate these xvd changes?

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