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Re: dosfstools for EFI partition?

On Sun, May 14, 2023 at 08:39:24AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>Richard Hector <richard@walnut.gen.nz> (2023-05-14):
>> Hopefully this is the right, or close enough, place ...
>> Given that EFI is common, should dosfstools now be a standard package,
>> so that we can fsck the partition when required?
>> Happy to file as a bug, if I know what to file it against.
>I'm not familiar with the whole machinery but at least one component
>looks like it was meant to do the job:
>  https://salsa.debian.org/installer-team/partman-basicfilesystems/-/blob/master/finish.d/aptinstall_basicfilesystems#L37-39
>Whether any of this works remains to be confirmed; if that code is still
>active, it might just need to be taught about some EFI-specific case.
>I'd file a bug report there if I were you, thanks already.

Oh wow, that code is ancient and clearly is not picking up on the
ESP. I'll fix that now. Richard: thanks for reporting!

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