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Re: [PATCH 5/8] sfdisk: fix silly mbyte typo

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On 04/17/2012 04:59 PM, Bernhard Voelker wrote:
> 
> 
> On 04/17/2012 04:48 PM, Karel Zak wrote:
>>  yep, my +1 was about s/mebibytes/MiB/, I have overlooked the
>>  1024*1024 math in the patch. Pádraig is right, (s)fdisk uses 1024
>>  byte blocks in output 
> 
> so KiB would be right?
> 
>>  (probably too keep things more confusing ;-)
> 
> mission accomplished ...
> 
> Bye,
> Berny
> 

ah, that part refers to the "#blocks" column!

The problem starts with the "=" after "Units". A colon would
maybe be more appropriate: then we could use the equal sign
like in the following.

What do you think?

Have a nice day,
Berny


>From 1c59d9ca4d18d795de354003d0059dc593c6a99b Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Bernhard Voelker <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 08:47:29 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] sfdisk (out_partition_header): improve F_MEGABYTE header

Signed-off-by: Bernhard Voelker <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
---
 fdisk/sfdisk.c |    8 ++++----
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fdisk/sfdisk.c b/fdisk/sfdisk.c
index 95e5828..c14d127 100644
--- a/fdisk/sfdisk.c
+++ b/fdisk/sfdisk.c
@@ -912,24 +912,24 @@ out_partition_header(char *dev, int format, struct geometry G) {
 		G.cylindersize ? _("cylinders") : _("sectors"));
     case F_CYLINDER:
 	if (G.cylindersize) {
-	    printf(_("Units = cylinders of %lu bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes"
+	    printf(_("Units: cylinders of %lu bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes"
 		     ", counting from %d\n\n"), G.cylindersize << 9, increment);
 	    printf(_("   Device Boot Start     End   #cyls    #blocks   Id  System\n"));
 	    break;
 	}
 	/* fall through */
     case F_SECTOR:
-	printf(_("Units = sectors of 512 bytes, counting from %d\n\n"),
+	printf(_("Units: sectors of 512 bytes, counting from %d\n\n"),
 	       increment);
 	printf(_("   Device Boot    Start       End   #sectors  Id  System\n"));
 	break;
     case F_BLOCK:
-	printf(_("Units = blocks of 1024 bytes, counting from %d\n\n"),
+	printf(_("Units: blocks of 1024 bytes, counting from %d\n\n"),
 	       increment);
 	printf(_("   Device Boot   Start       End    #blocks   Id  System\n"));
 	break;
     case F_MEGABYTE:
-	printf(_("Units = mebibytes of 1048576 bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes"
+	printf(_("Units: 1MiB = 1024*1024 bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes"
 		 ", counting from %d\n\n"), increment);
 	printf(_("   Device Boot Start   End    MiB    #blocks   Id  System\n"));
 	break;
-- 
1.7.7
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