Subject: Re: Proposal about disklabels
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From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/17/2005 20:58:27
On Dec 15, 2005, at 12:31 PM, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Dec 15, 2005, at 4:09 AM, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
>> A clean way to solve this problem for once and for all would be to :
> Let's not go off on a yak shaving exercise regarding disklabels. A
> solution using wedges is already in the works.
> Instead, let's figure out a short-term solution for the UDF file
> I will look at this problem again tonight.
As promised, I looked into this some more (although it took me an
extra day to get to it).
Reinoud's patch is somewhat reasonable...
subr_disk_mbr.c:readdisklabel() is the only version of that function
that does not return "no disk label" when no label is found, as far
as I can tell.
What, exactly, depends on the semantics of it NOT returning that