Is it time to dump disklabel and use GPT instead?
Justin C. Sherrill
justin at shiningsilence.com
Tue Jul 27 20:39:39 PDT 2010
On Tue, July 27, 2010 10:55 pm, elekktretterr at exemail.com.au wrote:
>> Also, if Linux wants to import *BSD's block devices,
>> a Linux problem, not *BSD's.
> I think that "some" Unix interoperability should be a long term goal for
> any Unix system. When you have a recognized standard like GPT, using it
> seems to be the right thing to do, instead of developing another solution
> that is incompatible with everything else on the market. You're not going
> to get Linux to change because of BSD, it's the other way around. At least
> in regards to interoperability. Technical merit, maybe.
> I might signup for GSoC 2011. Do I have to be a student?
Yes, it's students-only. Don't wait! Start now. It'll be difficult, but
nothing worthwhile is ever easy.
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