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Re: resize_ffs improvements


On Dec,Tuesday 28 2010, at 3:34 PM, Christopher Berardi wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 03:53:01AM +0100, Adam Hamsik wrote:
>> On Dec,Friday 24 2010, at 5:32 PM, Christopher Berardi wrote:
>>>> hi,
>>>> I have done some small improvements to resize_ffs. With [1] patch it ask 
>>>> for 
>>>> confirmation if user has run fsck on filesystem (requested by agc@) and I 
>>>> have 
>>>> changed default behaviour of tool to grow filesystem to device size by 
>>>> default,
>>>> shrinking is still possible with -s parameter. I would like to commit this 
>>>> patch and add resize_ffs to release build to have at least ffsv1 
>>>> grow/shrink 
>>>> working for users.
>>>> [1]
>>>> Regards
>>>> Adam.
>>> I've done some more work on this, too. I attempted to recycle newfs(8) 
>>> code, though I wasn't entirely successful in the integration. I did, 
>>> however, make important improvements in the realm of user usability. For 
>>> example, I add options for entering the new size in different units, such 
>>> as KB, MB, GB, etc. as well as a percentage of the current filesystem size 
>>> (such as 150% of current file system size). 
>>> Let me know if you'd be interested in seeing my code.
>> Yeah I'm interested and if you can show it to me it would be good. 
>> Regards
>> Adam.
> I've attached a copy of the file. The code that deals with the usuability 
> features is found in lines 29-37; 98-158; 195-209; 662-754.
> And just FYI, all code I borrowed from elsewhere was under the BSD license 
> (e.g., newfs(8)) and all code I wrote I place under the BSD license. 

Can you attach diff, too ?  Just generate diff with cvs -up (or some other
equivalent command for your vcs).  It's hard to see changes this way.



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