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Re: why is disk partitioning finalized so early in the install?



On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 14:31 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> my apologies for what might be a few more silly questions but, in
> my current install, i'm seeing a new dialog "Writing partitioning to
> disk" that strongly suggests the partition table is going to be
> updated *now* rather than near the end of the install process as it's
> historically been.
> 
>   is that what's happening?  is there a reason this has been changed?
> it was always pretty convenient to know you could bail on an install
> really late.  but now, it looks like you're committed to it much
> earlier.

Yes, this is what's happening. See
https://www.redhat.com/archives/anaconda-devel-list/2007-November/msg00135.html for one of the threads with the reasoning

Jeremy


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