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This package contains the static library and header files for libparted, which are really only of interest to parted developers.
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.
Note that ReiserFS support is only enabled if you install the libreiserfs0.3-0 package. Since libreiserfs0.3-0 has been removed from sarge, ReiserFS support is not compiled in the default package.
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 (1.7.1-2.1~bpo.1) sarge-backports; urgency=low * Rebuild for sarge. -- Andres Salomon <email@example.com> Wed, 16 Aug 2006 20:27:39 +0000 parted (1.7.1-2.1) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * gpt.dpatch: Put the alternative GPT partition table one sector further out, to avoid having it overlap with the last sector of one partition. (Closes: #349718) -- more»
2006-05-15 Leslie P. Polzer <firstname.lastname@example.org> * parted.c: fixed spelling of non-root message and made it non-fatal. 2006-05-13 Anant Narayanan <email@example.com> * parted.c: Show a friendly message if parted is run as a non-root user * ../configure.ac: Check for presence of getuid() 2006-04-06 Leslie P. Polzer <firstname.lastname@example.org> * ui.c (sigsegv_handler, sigfpe_handler, sigsegv_handler): abor 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, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Free Software Foundation, I more»