Re: Take 2: Preparing 2.2r4
> mac-fdisk stable 0.1-3 m68k, powerpc
> mac-fdisk updates 0.1-6.0potato1 powerpc
> pmac-fdisk stable 0.1-3 powerpc
> pmac-fdisk updates 0.1-6.0potato1 powerpc
> * Feature added: menu option to create bootstrap partition needed for
> powerpc NewWorld machines with the proper type and size (patch supplied
> by Ethan Benson). This should help newbies that won't read the docs
> anyway. Closes: #99660.
> * Bugfix: mac-fdisk used to get the disk size wrong when brute force
> probing for end-of-disk by seek&read. Turns out gcc did not cope with
> arithmetics on long long types without explicit cast. Closes: #99700.
> I wonder why there was an m68k version of mac-fdisk.
m68k Macs are supported by potato, that's why. The real question would
be: why wasn't 0.1-6.0potato1 built for m68k? Well, I thought I had ...
#99660 is a non-issue for m68k. #99700 might hit people with large disks
- if they decide to re-initialize the disk (not that likely, mac-fdisk
cannot create driver partitions required by MacOS, and m68k Macs need
that to boot).