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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] partitions/msdos.c
    On Sun, Feb 27, 2005 at 12:40:53AM +0100, Andries Brouwer wrote:
    > (Concerning the "size" version: it occurred to me that there is one
    > very minor objection: For extended partitions so far the size did
    > not normally play a role. Only the starting sector was significant.
    > If, at some moment we decide also to check the size, then a weaker
    > check, namely only checking for non-extended partitions, might be
    > better at first.)

    I recently encountered a disk that had clipping enabled. If you go
    for the size implementation be careful that people can still run a
    program to unclip the disk after the disk has been detected and the
    partition rejected....

    Roger.

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