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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 12:52:05 +0200

 On Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:30:01 +0000 (UTC), John Nemeth wrote:
 Thanks for the lengthy explanation.
 >       Unfortunately, it is too late to make gpt(8) work like dkctl,
 >  etc., since gpt(8) has been a part of NetBSD for almost ten years
 >  (it was imported on Oct. 15th, 2006).
 While one could say that it was slow in the coming, and probably still=20
 isn't widely being used...
 >  One option, which Robert
 >  noted, would be to have a link, called 'gptlabel' which would behave
 >  similiar to how 'dkctl' does.
 ... this might well be the best solution.
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