On 01.05.2017 20:54, Brian C. Lane wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 09:02:41AM -0400, Phil Susi wrote:
>> On 4/21/2017 7:34 AM, Sebastian Parschauer wrote:
>>> Thanks, but parted only allows to leave it empty in interactive mode.
>>> The name is a required argument in script mode.
>> This appears to be a bug. Or at least the bug is that parted does not
>> understand quotes. My first thought was to simply pass the name
>> argument as "" for the empty string, but it does not recognize quotes at
>> all. Trying to use quotes to give a name with a space in it fails.
> I agree that this looks like a bug. FWIW I updated the docs for this
> when someone ran into problems passing spaces:
> parted -s ./disk.img mkpart '"EFI System Partition"' 1M 500M
> but it doesn't work with an empty string.
> I don't think we need to go to great lengths to change this, just fix
> the parsing so you can pass in an empty quoted string.
This is what I've done. Thanks for the hint!
Please see my e-mail
[PATCH] parted/ui: Count empty strings as words in multi_word mode
I hope that we can include this soon.