Re: Partition information as text file?
- Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2019 10:22:22 -0600
- From: David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Partition information as text file?
On Fri 01 Feb 2019 at 11:14:11 (-0500), Felix Miata wrote:
> Richard Owlett composed on 2019-02-01 07:59 (UTC-0600):
> > Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> >> It's what Gparted does and what Richard mentioned as example of the desired
> >> information.
> > I'd make that statement stronger.
> > My starting point was Gparted displays *ALL* the desired information for
> > *ALL* members of the set [ /dev/sd* ] whether mounted or not.
> > That PROVED that what I wanted was possible.
> > It's "suitability to purpose" was degraded on *2* counts:
> > 1. it does not output the data as a text file.
> > 2. it displays information for only 1 device at a time.
> >> Given that the source code of Gparted is published, we do not
> >> have to speculate how it does this, but rather can riddle over its C++ code.
> > Having known working source code for a program that almost meets my
> > needs/desires remedies a major deficiency of the man page format --
> > [/begin_rant almost total lack of examples /end_rant ;]
> Maybe the following would do better
> parted # instead of gparted
> some parted commands
> parted exit
> script exit
> nano typescript
> All assuming you tried dfsee and didn't manage to find options to produce exactly your
> desires in its logs even with some editing.
Um, I think that was last Saturday's solution, complete with EXAMPLE
(all caps in homage to OP), minutes before your DFSee.
Strange, there were no follow-ups then. Let's see if that changes.
There's this mighty tree hanging off your DFSee comment.