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Topic: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (0.32.0)

With the next release we plan to add new enhancements to GParted.

Candidates under consideration include:

Done? - Bug# - Description
Yes - Bug 794253 - Desupport RHEL / CentOS 5 and raise minimum required versions to glibmm 2.14.0 and gtkmm 2.16.0
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - Bug 795617 - Implement opening and closing of LUKS mappings
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - Bug 795127 - Displayed Name is incorrect for bitlocker encrypted partitions
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - Bug 796411 - Enhancements request – URL links
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - Issue 1 - Can't shrink LVM partition due to pvresize prompt
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch.

Yes - Merge Request 2 - Remove support for obsolete devkit-disks automount inhibitor
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch.

Yes - Merge Request 4 - Add GitLab CI jobs to build and test GParted
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - Bug 796293 - Fix null pointer check accidentally disabled
Robert Ancell has provided a patch.

No - Bug 627701 - option to encrypt new partitions (using LUKS)
Mike Fleetwood is working on this enhancement.

No - Bug 688883 - Improve SSD handling by using TRIM
Mike Fleetwood is working on this enhancement.

no - Bug 755429 - Add read-only display of LVM volume groups and logical volumes
Wrolf Courtney is working on this enhancement.

no - Bug 671784 - enhancement: convert partitions from one file system to another
Massimiliano Ghilardi is working on this enhancement.

no - Bug 673166 - NTFS partition trashed when resized to minimum size
Vladimir Panteleev has provided a patch.
Because there have been no other reports of this issue since 2012, the problem is either extremely rare or has been fixed in upstream ntfs-3g and this work-around patch is not required.


Your comments and responses are welcome in this forum post.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (0.32.0)

A patch set to address Bug 794253 - Desupport RHEL / CentOS 5 and raise minimum required versions to glibmm 2.14.0 and gtkmm 2.16.0 has been committed to the git master branch.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for this code cleanup.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (0.32.0)

A patch set to address Bug 795617 - Implement opening and closing of LUKS mappings has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for this enhancement.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (0.32.0)

A patch to address Bug 796293 - Fix null pointer check accidentally disabled has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks to Robert Ancell for catching the bug and providing a patch.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (0.32.0)

A patch set to address Bug 795127 - Displayed Name is incorrect for bitlocker encrypted partitions has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks to Mike Fleetwood for this improvement.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (0.32.0)

A patch set to address Bug 796411 - Enhancements request – URL links has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for updating the URL links.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (0.32.0)

A patch to address Issue 1 - Can't shrink LVM partition due to pvresize prompt has been committed to the git repository.  Mike Fleetwood produced this patch.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (0.32.0)

A patch to address Merge Request 2 - Remove support for obsolete devkit-disks automount inhibitor has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for producing this patch.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (0.32.0)

A patch set to address Merge Request 4 - Add GitLab CI jobs to build and test GParted has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for researching and implementing this enhancement, and also for helping me come up to speed on Gitlab Continuous Integration.