GParted 0.6.0 is planned for release on Friday, June 18, 2010.
You can download the pre-release from:
This second beta has only minor changes from beta1 with the most
significant being an update to handle a change in name from devkit-disks
If you discover any problems please let me know.
The release notes so far are as follows:
PRELIMINARY RELEASE NOTES
This release of GParted includes significant changes to the
underlying code. These major enhancements are required to
support sector sizes greater than 512 bytes. Also included
are bug fixes, and language translation updates.
Key changes include:
- Add support for devices with sector sizes > 512 bytes
- Add alignment option to align to MiB
- Set default alignment to align to MiB
When used with libparted version 2.2 and lower on devices with
sector sizes > 512 bytes:
- hfs/hfs+: used/unused space not detected
- hfs/hfs+: shrink file system not available
* Add support for devices with sector sizes > 512 bytes (#607165)
* Add align to MiB option and make it the default (#617409)
* Enable copy to work on computers with only 128 MiB RAM (#613430)
* Fix mkswap error "UUID parsing failed" when resizing with no UUID
* Handle devkit-disks command being renamed to udisks on Dec. 2009
* Convert git log entries for Makefile generated ChangeLog
* Clean up progress bar current status after copy/move action
* ar(Khaled Hosny), cs(Petr Kovar, Adrian Guni),
de(Mario Blättermann), el(Dimitris Tsiolis), es(Jorge González),
eu(Inaki Larranaga Murgoitio), fi(Timo Jyrinki), gl(Fran Diéguez),
hu(Gabor Kelemen), it(Milo Casagrande),
lt(ygimantas Beruc(ka, Aurimas C(ernius, Gintautas Miliauskas),
nb(Kjartan Maraas), ro(Adi Roiban),
pt_BR(André Gondim, Vladimir Melo), sl(Matej Urbanc(ic()
uk(Maxim V. Dziumanenko), zh_HK(Cheng-Chia Tseng),
* Support for sector sizes > 512 bytes requires libparted
version 2.2 or higher.
* Previously missed dependency for DMRAID:
- if available, either udevinfo or udevadm will be used
to query the udev name.
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