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Re: PR/51230 CVS commit: src/sbin/gpt

The following reply was made to PR bin/51230; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Hauke Fath <>
Subject: Re: PR/51230 CVS commit: src/sbin/gpt
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:28:23 +0200

 On Thu,  9 Jun 2016 21:15:00 +0000 (UTC), Robert Elz wrote:
 >  Actually, when I really read the code, instead of just guessing, I do
 >  see how that works ... if the command name is "gpt" the old syntax appli=
 >  (gpt [globalopts] sub-cmd [cmd-opts] device) and if the name is anything
 >  else (the makefile looks as if it is intended to be gptlabel - one day)
 >  then the device moves forward (gptlabel [globalopts] device sub-cmd=20
 > [cmd-opts])
 ... sneaky!=20
 I've always found the 'gpt <cmd> <disk>' vs. 'dkctl <disk> <cmd>'=20
 annoying, and always have to look up which is which. The two tools'=20
 interfaces should be synced better.
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