acorn-fdisk - partition editor for Acorn/RISC OS machines

Distribution: Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: acorn-fdisk
Package version: 3.0.6
Package release: 9
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 82 B
Download size: 30.57 KB
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Acorn-fdisk allows you to edit disk partitions on Acorn machines. It understands a variety of the partition tables formats used under RISC OS, including Filecore, ICS-IDE, EESOX and Powertec.




    Source package: acorn-fdisk

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install acorn-fdisk deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install acorn-fdisk


    2016-08-24 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <> acorn-fdisk (3.0.6-9) unstable; urgency=medium * QA upload. * Migrations: - debian/copyright to 1.0 format. - debian/rules to new (reduced) format. - DH level to 9. * debian/control: bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.8. * debian/patches/0010-add-GCC-hardening.patch: added to provide GCC hardening. * debian/README.source: added information about licensing. * debian/watch: bumped version to 4.

    2011-09-17 - Bernhard R. Link <> acorn-fdisk (3.0.6-8) unstable; urgency=low * QA upload * split diff into historic patches, change format to 3.0 (quilt) * lower-case short description * bump Standards-Version * modernize debian/rules: - switch to debhelper compatibility 7, using dh_prep - use dpkg-buildflags - support build-arch, build-indep * fix manpage as suggested by lintian * silence lintian's helper-templates-in-copyright

    2010-10-02 - Thorsten Glaser <> acorn-fdisk (3.0.6-7) unstable; urgency=low * QA upload. * Acknowledge NMU (Closes: #366447) (Closes: #552791) (Closes: #563996) Thanks Martin! * Apply my patch from January 2010 (Closes: #563522) + fix compiler warnings: - fdisk.c: passing … from incompatible pointer type - lib/scheme/icside.c: dereferencing … does break strict-aliasing rules XXX there might be an endianness issue left from the original code - lib/scheme/pcbios.c: array subscript is above array bounds - lib/scheme/pcbios.c: use of uninitialised value + fix lintian warnings: - debhelper-but-no-misc-depends - debian-rules-ignores-make-clean-error - spelling-error-in-binary - unknown-section base - package-contains-empty-directory + debian/watch: new file (took me some time to track down upstream tho) + debian/control: add Homepage (as close to one as I could find) + debian/manpages, debian/acorn-fdisk.8: new files * Extend the manual page, obsoletes another bug (Closes: #436190) * Set maintainer to QA group. (I will however keep an eye on this package and, while not promising, might take it over. Not now.) * Add debian/source/format (preferring 1.0 at the moment) * Port this to GNU/kFreeBSD (some ideas from util-linux, 10x) * Disable building on GNU/Hurd until we have a way to port it * Fix more compiler warnings (format strings, unused variables) * Support short options in addition to GNU --long-options * Honour dpkg CFLAGS during build * debian/dirs: remove, not needed * debian/README.source: new, describe TODO

    2010-01-22 - Thorsten Glaser <> acorn-fdisk (3.0.6-6.4) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * debian/control: Change Maintainer eMail address to a working one, as requested by Phil Blundell. (Closes: #563996)

    2009-12-31 - Thorsten Glaser <> acorn-fdisk (3.0.6-6.3) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * debian/copyright: Expand on the actual copyright owners (track down fdisk.c) and point to a copy of an applicable licence; explain which ones are applicable and why. (Closes: #552791)

    2007-04-14 - Martin Michlmayr <> acorn-fdisk (3.0.6-6.2) unstable; urgency=low * NMU * Remove the udeb again because RiscPC machines are no longer supported by debian-installer.

    2006-05-12 - Martin Michlmayr <> acorn-fdisk (3.0.6-6.1) unstable; urgency=low * NMU * Add a udeb for debian-installer, closes: #366447. * Move to debhelper 5.

    2004-03-31 - Philip Blundell <> acorn-fdisk (3.0.6-6) unstable; urgency=low * Apply patch from Peter Naulls to fix assorted bugs: - Adds LBA support, and related additions to ensure fields are 64-bit where required - Corrects some prompting behaviour - Improves some debugging with function names - Remove an assertion that is no longer valid under LBA, and therefore allow writing partitions to work again. Closes: #241128