DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2008-07
Re: fdisk implementation
On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 3:43 AM, Jost Tobias Springenberg
> On Wed, 9 Jul 2008 10:27:49 -0700
> "Freddie Cash" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 10:35 AM, Matthew Dillon
>> > We could probably use a new fdisk, I think this would be a good
>> > project.
>> You may want to have a look at
>> http://www.freshports.org/sysutils/sfdisk/ This is the fdisk tool
>> used in sysinstall, and has a decent interface. It's similar to
>> cfdisk from the Linux-world (but nicer to use IMO).
> Ok I guess I will take a look at it tonight and also search for alternatives.
> I'll have 2 weeks of time during the next 2 months so it should be possible to finish this.
> Question to the sfdisk, I am not an expert regarding FreeBSD code,
> but doesn't sfdisk depend on some internal FreeBSD disk abstractions ??
Sorry, couldn't tell you about that. I'm just a user of sfdisk, don't
know anything about its internals.