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Re: disklabel trouble
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 10:24:22AM -0400, Steven Bellovin wrote:
> > ...except that the next line is not a valid entry, because it begins
> > with a colon. So it ought to cause an error...
> Actually, that's historically correct for files of this genre, because
> the next argument is "dt", not " dt".... See, for example,
> for a very old example.
Ew. all the more reason for:
> > but I guess the code
> > that reads the file stops when it finds the matching entry.
> > Anyway, this whole file format is a bug and we ought to move away from
> > it.
> No argument there.
David A. Holland
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