lp:~xnox/partman-auto/avoid-hung-blkid

Created by Dimitri John Ledkov on 2012-12-12 and last modified on 2012-12-12
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647. By Dimitri John Ledkov on 2012-12-12

* Exclude all types of hfs
* Use egrep
* Quote the test safely

646. By Dimitri John Ledkov on 2012-12-12

* Reuse & Replace recipes:
  - Avoid using blkid, as it may sometimes hang indefinitely without
    timing out. See blkid bugs http://pad.lv/987718 and
    http://pad.lv/1044111. This change should address (LP: #1085991)
  - Skip mounting filesystems that ought to not be Ubuntu root
    filesystems (empty, swap, fat, ntfs, hfs). This also should speed up
    automatic partitioning page.
  - Silence warnings from umount in the clean-up (typically should
    already be unmounted)

645. By Dimitri John Ledkov on 2012-11-09

releasing version 105ubuntu1

644. By Dimitri John Ledkov on 2012-10-20

* Resynchronise with Debian. Remaining changes:
  Recipe changes:
  - Adjust default partition and EFI sizes for Ubuntu.
  - Change the x86 atomic recipes to make the minimum swap size be 100% of
    RAM, so that hibernate always works.
  - In addition to EFI partition, reuse existing swap partitions and
    BIOS Boot Partitions, if any, rather than creating new ones.
  - Add armel/dove recipes.
  - Temporarily back out changes to recipes/atomic and recipes/home from
    partman-auto 94.
  Automatic Partitioning:
  - Offer resize_use_free autopartitioning method, except on armel/armhf.
  - Add an option to reuse an existing installation.
  - Split out the replace option from resize_use_free.
  Code changes:
  - Accept autopartitioning automatically rather than showing
    choose_partition.
  - Drop priority of partman-auto/choose_recipe question to medium.
  - Add support for partman-auto/method=loop via partman-auto-loop.
  - Make biggest_free respect the selection made in partman-auto/disk.
  - Exclude devices containing the installation medium from automatic
    partitioning.
  - Use new get_real_resize_range function from partman-partitioning
    72ubuntu3, which caches calls to tune2fs and ntfsresize.
  - Support resizing the largest partition on multiple disks.
  - Support formatting the entire partition for any partition that can be
    resized.
  - Signal to clear_partitions in partman-target that it should not notify
    the user about the unformatted partitions we have set up.
  - Add a hack to stop EFI System Partitions showing up as to-be-formatted
    in the confirm-changes screen when there's an existing filesystem that
    would cause partman-efi to skip them.
* Changes Debian merged from ubuntu:
  - EFI recipes, but not for kfreebsd and with larger system partition
    sizes. Kept our efi partition sizes, which closer match Windows/Mac
    EFI partition sizes.
  - $reusemethod was also merge, but used for EFI partitions only and
    not for swap & BIOS Boot Partitions.
  - Drop the bootable flag from i386/amd64 recipes.
* Dropped changes:
  - "Add kfreebsd-i386/efi, and kfreebsd-amd64/efi symlinks to regular
    efi recipes." Ubuntu doesn't have kfreebsd port, and debian didn't
    take this change.

* Asturian (ast.po) by ivarela
* Add x86 UEFI support, merging some code from Ubuntu to help:
  + Add extra recipe method "reusemethod" to help us reuse existing EFI
    system partitions
  + Clone the ia64 recipes for {amd64,i386}-efi and tweak. Merge
    across some of the Ubuntu settings for these new recipes, including
    use of reusemethod.
  + Make the EFI system partition large by default to meet fat32
    recommendations

643. By Dimitri John Ledkov on 2012-10-16

Carefully clean up tmp mountpoints, which can be unmounted yet still
present. (LP: #1065502)

642. By Dimitri John Ledkov on 2012-10-12

Also prefer grub-mount in reuse-do_option & replace-choices. (LP: #1065034)

641. By Dimitri John Ledkov on 2012-09-28

Make reuse option use preferrably grub-mount, over mount. As it has
more chances of succeeding. This makes reuse options become available
once again on the desktop/server CDs (LP: #1050562)

640. By Colin Watson on 2012-09-19

releasing version 103ubuntu1

639. By Colin Watson on 2012-09-19

msgmerge

638. By Colin Watson on 2012-09-19

resolve unnecessary delta

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