[arch-dev-public] [signoff] util-linux 2.19-3

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Feb 22 07:13:04 EST 2011

Am 22.02.2011 12:35, schrieb Ionuț Bîru:
> Hi,
> The util-linux-ng project has been renamed back to util-linux.

Why 2.19-3? Shouldn't it be -1?

> partx(8):
>   - this command has been rewritten to use libblkid for partition tables
>     parsing. It supports aix, bsd, dos, gpt, mac, minix, sgi,
> solaris_x86, sun,
>     ultrix and unixware now.
>   - supports new command line option "--show" to list partitions in new
> format
>   - prints UUID and name for GPT and mac partitions

One highlight for me: partx should now work on loop devices (or other
devices that don't support drive geometry calls).

> For a complete list of changes see docs/v2.19-ReleaseNotes
> Packaging differences between util-linux-ng 2.18:
> [...]
> * tpowa changes --enable-libmount-mount link mount(8) with libmount

Is that a good idea already? We will have to see.

I also hope you removed all the patches we had in 2.18.

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