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This package contains libparted, the required shared library used by Parted.
Parted currently supports DOS, Mac, Sun, BSD, GPT, MIPS and PC98 disklabels/partition tables, as well as a 'loop' (raw disk) type which allows use on RAID/LVM. Filesystems which are currently fully supported are ext2, ext3, fat (FAT16 and FAT32), ReiserFS (with libreiserfs) and linux-swap. Parted can also detect and remove HFS (Mac OS), JFS, NTFS, UFS (Sun and HP), XFS and ASFS/AFFS/APFS (Amiga) filesystems, but cannot create, resize or check these filesystems yet.
The nature of this software means that any bugs could cause massive data loss. While there are no known bugs at the moment, they could exist, so please back up all important files before running it, and do so at your own risk.
parted (2.3-5) unstable; urgency=low * Remove DASD restriction on _disk_sync_part_table, as otherwise DASD partitioning will never work properly (closes: #605759). -- Colin Watson <email@example.com> Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:57:43 +0000 parted (2.3-4) unstable; urgency=low * Fix used-uninitialised bug on devices smaller than one cylinder (closes: #602568). * Ignore zero-length dev more»
2010-05-28 Jim Meyering <firstname.lastname@example.org> version 2.3 * NEWS: Record release date. doc: regenerate two files using gettext-0.18 * doc/pt_BR/partprobe.8.pt_BR.po: Regenerate with gettext-0.18. * doc/C/po/partprobe.8.pot: Likewise. build: require gettext-0.18 after all, because since gnulib is pulling in m4/gettext.m4 from 0.18, and there's a cross-check between that file and po/Mak more»
This package was debianized by Timshel Knoll <email@example.com> on Fri, 5 Nov 1999 18:11:28 +1100. It was downloaded from ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/parted/ Upstream Authors: Andrew Clausen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Lennert Buytanhek <email@example.com> Matthew Wilson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Copyright: Copyright (C) 1998-2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This progr more»