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Re: CVS commit: src

On Jan 30, 2011, at 8:24 PM, matthew green wrote:

>>>>>> disklabel.h should export nothing to userland and values userland
>>>>>> needs should be obtained via sysctl.
>>>>>> I've been asking this question of various developers for a while.
>>>>> how do i create a disklabel on a file system image as a normal
>>>>> user a non-netbsd host with this method?
>>>> But that would be a hosted tool and that's a different case than 
>>>> a native tool.  
>>> Where would the hosted tool get that information from?  If it's from a
>>> MD header file we're back to where we started...
>> Why?  hosted != native.  I don't expect a tool to be built on linux to
>> know where to get a disklabel from.
>> I do expect the native on NetBSD to know how to get the disklabel location
>> for the current machine it's running on from sysctl and not a header file.
> how does the cross build on linux create an image with a disklabel?

tools/disklabel ?

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