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parted-3.3.52 released [alpha]

Item posted by Brian C. Lane <bcl> on Mon 14 Dec 2020 07:49:11 PM UTC.

I've built a 3.3.52 alpha, this will become the stable 3.4 release in a
few weeks if nothing critical is found. I'll be on vacation for a bit, I
may not do this until mid-January.

Here are the compressed sources and a GPG detached signature[*]:

Use a mirror for higher download bandwidth:

[*] Use a .sig file to verify that the corresponding file (without the
.sig suffix) is intact.  First, be sure to download both the .sig file
and the corresponding tarball.  Then, run a command like this:

  gpg --verify parted-3.3.52.tar.xz.sig

If that command fails because you don't have the required public key,
then run this command to import it:

  gpg --keyserver --recv-keys 117E8C168EFE3A7F

and rerun the 'gpg --verify' command.

This release was bootstrapped with the following tools:
  Autoconf 2.69
  Automake 1.16.1
  Gettext 0.21
  Gnulib v0.1-4130-g8183682cc
  Gperf 3.1


** New Features

  Add a new partition type flag, chromeos_kernel, for use with ChromeOS
  machines. This is a GPT-only flag and sets the type GUID to

  Add a new partition flag for Linux Boot Loader Specification /boot
  partitions. The bls_boot flag will set the msdos partition type to 0xea
  and the GPT partition type GUID to bc13c2ff-59e6-4262-a352-b275fd6f7172.

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