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Re: install/55380: sysinst/Makefile.inc has confusing MBR and GPT defaults
The following reply was made to PR install/55380; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: install/55380: sysinst/Makefile.inc has confusing MBR and GPT
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 17:24:28 +0200
On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 06:25:01PM +0000, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> For GPT, it's better to use positive "HAVE_GPT=yes" macro
> and make its default to "no"?
Yes for the former, but the default should be to support GPT everwhere,
even if it can not be used for boot disks.
> For MBR, it's much easier to check "LABELUSESMBR" macro in
Interesting idea, I'll check.
> No idea about "NO_CLONE" macro (I don't know what it means).
The "clone" functionality is usefull for exceptional cases like when cloning
a mac "driver partition" or AmigaOS boot parts from one disk to another.
It takes some space though, so for installers with tight space requirements
is disabeled via NO_CLONE.
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