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Re: fdisk behavior on a gpt partitioned disks

On Fri, 29 May 2009, Mike M. Volokhov wrote:

The patch implements the following logic:

- always warn if disk have GPT

- in interactive mode: explicitly warn that any change to MBR will
 result in GPT removal, ask for confirmation, and remove GPT

- in non-interactive mode: remove GPT and explicitly note this fact

Wouldn't it be more reasonable to have a new command-line option to remove the GPT? In non-interactive mode without the new option, if the GPT exists the command should fail with a non-zero exit status (and an appropriate error message).

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