Project Release Information
The software is now licensed under version 3 of
the GPL. Bugs were fixed in parted and partprobe
with the addition of a --dry-run option to
partprobe. Read/write improvements were made for
BSD, Amiga, and DASD disk labels. The testing
framework was improved. Memory leaks were fixed.
Ext2 fs creation was fixed. Initial support was
added for 2K logical sector sizes for MSDOS disk
This release fixes compile problems on certain platforms, corrects option parsing errors, fixes problems with script mode, and has other UI improvements.
This release addresses a problem with the linux-swap filesystem type. A change was introduced that created the linux-swap(new) and linux-swap(old) filesystem types. This change is still present in the development branch, but deemed not appropriate for the stable tree, so this release has reverted to the previous usage of 'linux-swap' as the filesystem type to maintain compatibility with other projects.
Missing po translation files were included.
Minor build-related bugfixes for the 1.8.3 release.
GNU Parted is a package for creating, destroying,