Re: Bug#403506: ITP: fdisk -- linux fdisk replacement based on libparted
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On 12/17/06 09:43, Julien Louis wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Julien Louis <email@example.com>
> * Package name : fdisk
> Version : 0.9.1
> Upstream Author : Leslie P. Polzer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * URL : http://www.gnu.org/software/fdisk/
> * License : GPL
> Programming Lang: C
> Description : linux fdisk replacement based on libparted
> GNU fdisk is a replacement to the old linux fdisk. It provides the same
> features as the original fdisk provides plus some interesting ones like:
> * partition resizing
> * creating filesystem on newly created partitions
> * partition integrity checking
> * copying/moving partition
> GNU fdisk also intend to be a valid replacement for mac-fdisk and FreeBSD
> Packages are available at: http://kaoru.asyd.net/~ptitlouis/debian/fdisk/
Since util-linux already has /sbin/fdisk, naming a package fdisk
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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