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Leslie Patrick Polzer <>
* parts of 1.6.24 PedUnit API
* GPT pth_* functions and block size fixes
* debugging framework
* ext2 "strange layout" fix (experimental)
* support for physical block sizes
* SCO BFS support
Snail Mail:
Am Kirchberg 15
89537 Giengen
Andrew Clausen <>
* all FAT code (libparted/fs_fat)
* all linux-swap code (libparted/fs_linux_swap)
* some reiserfs glue code (libparted/fs_reiserfs) with Umanets
* most of the API (with lots of discussion with Lennert Buytenhek)
* generic filesystem code (filesys.c) and device code (device.c)
* exception code (exception.c, debug.c)
* partition table code (disk.c)
* dos partition support (disk_dos.c)
* mac partition support (disk_mac.c)
* mips partition support (disk_mips.c)
* loopback support (disk_loop.c)
* some of the PC98 code (disk_pc98.c), with Masahiro Sakai.
* misc. hacking on all disk_*.c code
* low-level I/O code (device.c, geom.c, linux.c)
- init_scsi() stolen from gnome-gfdisk via Matt Wilson.
* constraint solver (natmath.c, constraint.c)
* command-line, and fdisk-like frontend (parted/*)
* stubs for ntfs, hfs, xfs
* hacked on libparted/fs_ext2 a fair bit (bug fixes, error handling,
support for > 1024 groups, etc.)
* libparted/mbr.s (the MBR boot loader code)
* misc hacking on GNU/Hurd port
* major surgery on GUID Partition Table (GPT) support (disk_gpt.[ch])
* progress meter support (libparted/timer.c include/parted/timer.h)
Snail mail:
18 Shaw St
Ashwood, 3147
Lennert Buytenhek <>
* original ext2 code (libparted/fs_ext2)
* discussion/ideas for API
Matthew Wilson <>
* basis of partition table and device code (disk.c, disk_dos.c,
and device.c) Has morphed into something that looks completely
different now :-)
* bug fixes
* BSD disklabel support (disk_bsd.c)
* Python bindings to libparted
* Don't detect AIX physical volumes as msdos partition tables
* Code for manipulating AIX PVs
Martin von Löwis <>
* German translations
Baty Jean-Marc <>
* French translations
Hiroshi Takekawa <>
* Japanese translations
Eliphas Levy Theodoro <>
* Brazillian Portugese translations
Dmitry S. Sivachenko <dima@Chg.RU>
* Russian translations
Timshel Knoll <>
* man pages (parted.8 partprobe.8)
* bug fixes
Ivo Timmermans <>
* Dutch translations
Ryoji Kawagishi <>
* Japanese translation of doc/USER (user documentation)
(replaced by Okuji's version, now)
Okuji Yoshinori <>
* doc/
* contributions to Japanese translations
Masahiro Sakai <>
* most of the PC98 support (disk_pc98.c), with Andrew Clausen
* lots of tedious work on parted/strlist.c
Damien Genet <>
* parted.m4
Ben Collins <>
* Sun disk label support (libparted/disk_sun.c)
* stubs for UFS
Vincent Stelhé <>
* move syntax patch (make END specification optional). Trivial
for copyright purposes (no disclaimer needed)
Neal H Walfield <>
* GNU/Hurd port - libparted/gnu.c
Thomas Roelz <>
* misc bug fixes
Matt Domsch <>
* GUID Partition Table (GPT) support (disk_gpt.[ch],
* misc bug fixes, including end-of-device workaround
in libparted/linux.c
Kjetil Torgrim Homme <>
* Norweigen translations
Jörgen Tegnér <>
* Swedish translations
Keld Simonsen <>
* Danish translations
Richard M. Kreuter <>
* converted doc/USER to texinfo (doc/parted.texi)
Miquel Matas <>
* Catalan translations
Andreas Dilger <>
* lots of mix bug fixes/cleanups
Vicente E. Llorens <>
* Spanish translations
Yury Umanets <>
* basis of libparted/fs_reiserfs
Bernardo João Torres da Silveira
* pt_BR translation of FAQ and parted.texi
Wojciech Polak <>
* Polish translations
Miloslav Trmac <>
* Czech translations
Maxim V. Dziumanenko <>
* Ukrainian translations
Giuseppe Sacco <>
* Italian translations
Guillaume Knispel <>
* nearly all hfs and hfs+ code (libparted/fs_hfs)
* hfs+ support for mac partitions (disk_mac.c)
* sync_fast code (linux.c gnu.c geom.[ch] device.[ch] )
* various fixes (parted.c ui.c filesys.c disk_dos.c disk.c
doc/parted.texi doc/API disk_gpt.c disk_mac.c unit.c fs_fat/traverse.c)
Chris Lumens <>
* interactive help fixes for filesystem types
* gcc-4 pedanticism cleanups
Wei-Lun Chao <>
* Taiwanese dialect of Chinese (Cantonese?) translations.
Tran Thi Hoang Quyen <>
* Vietnamese translations
Eduardo Maestri Righes <>
* hidden partitions support
* setting MS Reserved partitions through "set" command.
Arif E. Nugroho <>
* Indonesian translations
Ithamar R. Adema <>
* BeOS support
David Cantrell <>
* Added support for Promise SX8 devices (original patch from Jeremy
Katz <>)
* Brought IBM/Red Hat DASD patches forward to parted-1.7.x
Original IBM authors: Volker Sameske <>
Horst Hummel <>
Original Red Hat authors: Phil Knirsch <>
Harald Hoyer <>
* Prevent SIGFPE when FAT sector size is 0
* Add virtual DASD (VIODASD) on iSeries support
* Use O_DIRECT I/O to prevent first partition corruption on GPT disks
* Prevent sector reading exceptions from ped_geometry_check() on Mac
* Various bug fixes and other things.
Peter Jones <>
* Add ped_exception_get_handler()
* /dev/mapper read/write support on Linux (via libdevmapper)
Darren Lavender <>
* Fix SIGSEGV in parted 1.6.19 and assertion error in 1.7.0
* Add support for LUN/device resize detection and option GPT
header corruption
* Fixed off-by-one error in GPT header that allowed for overlap
between LDAs of LastUsableLBA and PartitionEntryLBA in backup GPT
Olaf Hering <>
* Fixes for Macintosh disk label code
Debarshi Ray <>
* Display disk model and transport type in parted(8).
* '--list/-l' command line switch.
* Introduce 'print devices' and alias 'print list' to 'print all'.
* Alias 'mktable' to 'mklabel'.
* Code and API clean-up, bug fixes, and other miscellaneous stuff.
Harald Welte <>
* SD/MMC Storage card support on Linux