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Topic: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

With the next release we plan to focus on improvements and bug fixes.

GParted 1.2.0 is planned for release on January 25, 2021.

Candidates under consideration include:

Done? - Bug# - Description
Yes - Issue #83 - Wait for udev change on /dev/DISK when erasing signatures / MR !55
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - MR !57 - Raise minimum supported dosfstools to 3.0.18
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - MR !54 - Fix gparted not launching when PS_FORMAT environment variable set
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - MR !59 - Fix GNOME GitLab CI test job failures because of missing /dev entries
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - MR !60 - Fix GitLab CI job failures following Ubuntu docker image updates
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - MR !62 - Fix CentOS 7 CI test job failures because of zero sized /etc/machine-id
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - Issue #129 - Don't try to mask non-existent Systemd xe2x97x8f.service / MR !64
Mike Fleetwood has provided a patch set.

Yes - MR !30 - Add exFAT support
Mike Fleetwood has provided an updated patch set based on Antoine Viallon's initiative.

Yes - MR !58 - Fix formatting directive in it.po
Daniele Forsi provided a patch.

Yes - Issue #116 - Fails to create partitions on disks with Amiga partition tables using default settings /
    MR !63 - Set default partition alignment to cylinder for amiga partition table
Curtis Gedak 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.


Your comments and responses are welcome in this forum post.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

A patch to address MR !58 - Fix formatting directive in it.po has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Daniele Forsi for this fix.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

A patch set to address Issue #83 - Wait for udev change on /dev/DISK when erasing signatures / MR !55 has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for investigating and developing this fix.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

A patch set to address MR !57 - Raise minimum supported dosfstools to 3.0.18 has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for this code cleanup enhancement.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

A patch set to address MR !54 - Fix gparted not launching when PS_FORMAT environment variable set has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood and Nicolas Braud-Santoni for this bug fix.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

A patch set to address MR !59 - Fix GNOME GitLab CI test job failures because of missing /dev entries has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for fixing this issue.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

A patch set to address MR !60 - Fix GitLab CI job failures following Ubuntu docker image updates has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for maintaining GitLab Continuous Integration tests.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

A patch set to address  MR !62 - Fix CentOS 7 CI test job failures because of zero sized /etc/machine-id has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood for maintaining GitLab Continuous Integration tests.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

Patch MR !63 - Set default partition alignment to cylinder for amiga partition table to address Issue #116 - Fails to create partitions on disks with Amiga partition tables using default settings has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks to Curtis Gedak for this fix.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

A patch set to address Issue #129 - Don't try to mask non-existent Systemd xe2x97x8f.service / MR !64 has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks to Mike Fleetwood for fixing this issue.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

A patch set to address MR !30 - Add exFAT support has been committed to the git repository.  Thanks goes to Mike Fleetwood and Antoine Viallon.

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Re: Development Plans for the Next Release of GParted (1.2.0)

GParted 1.2.0 is planned for release on January 25, 2021.

Preliminary Release Notes
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  This release of GParted includes enhancements, bug fixes and language translation updates.

### Key changes include:

  * Add exFAT support using exfatprogs
  * Wait for udev change on /dev/DISK when erasing signatures
  * Don't try to mask non-existent Systemd \xe2\x97\x8f.service

Bug Fixes
---------
  * Add exFAT support using exfatprogs (!30)
  * Fix gparted not launching when PS_FORMAT environment variable set (!54)
  * Wait for udev change on /dev/DISK when erasing signatures(#83, !55)
  * Raise minimum supported dosfstools to 3.0.18 (!57)
  * Fix formatting directive in it.po (!58)
  * Fix GNOME GitLab CI test job failures because of missing /dev entries (!59)
  * Fix GitLab CI job failures following Ubuntu docker image updates (!60)
  * Fix CentOS 7 CI test job fails because of zero sized /etc/machine-id (!62)
  * Set default alignment to cylinder for amiga partition table (#116, !63)
  * Don't try to mask non-existent Systemd \xe2\x97\x8f.service (#129, !64)

Code Credits
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  Code enhancements are courtesy of Mike Fleetwood, Antoine Viallon and
  Curtis Gedak.

Translations (new/updated)
--------------------------
  be(Аляксей), ca(Jordi Mas), es(Daniel Mustieles), fur(Fabio Tomat),
  it(Daniele Forsi !58), kk(Baurzhan Muftakhidinov), lt(Aurimas Černius),
  nl(Nathan Follens), pl(Piotr Drąg), ro(Daniel Șerbănescu),
  sk(Dušan Kazik), sv(Anders Jonsson), uk(Daniel Korostil, Yuri Chornoivan),
  zh_CN(Boyuan Yang), zh_TW(Yi-Jyun Pan)

Dependencies (new/updated)
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  * exfatprogs package is required for optional exfat file system support.