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Re: [Libguestfs] Error with part-add with bsd partition



Hello,

I receive an answer from debian maintainers, so this is not a bug.
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=622153
I will try to reproduce this tomorrow. Maybe we will need enchancement
for libguestfs.

On 10 April 2011 20:30, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 07:35:59PM +0400, Nikita A Menkovich wrote:
>> Hello,I receive strange error
>>
>> ><fs> part-init /dev/vda bsd
>> ><fs> part-add /dev/vda primary 64 -1
>> libguestfs: error: part_add: do_part_add: parted: /dev/vda: parted:
>> invalid token: primary
>> Error: Expecting a file system type.
>
> Yes, this is basically a bug.  A bug in parted in fact, but one which
> we shouldn't be exposing through the API.  If you have a look here
> it'll become more clear:
>
> http://git.annexia.org/?p=libguestfs.git;a=blob;f=daemon/parted.c;h=068384ef51b5265fcbed892349e1729ab2da94db;hb=HEAD#l117
>
> (particularly the comment at line 149).
>
> We intend to write a partition handling library which is not insane
> (ie. unlike parted/libparted).  Unfortunately we haven't got around to
> it yet :-(
>
> Please file a bug in Bugzilla or send a patch if you can see an easy
> fix.
>
> Rich.
>
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