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FS#69477 - [cloud-init] Add cloud-guest-utils as (optional) dependency

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Opened by Kristian (klausenbusk) - Saturday, 30 January 2021, 23:27 GMT
Last edited by Morten Linderud (Foxboron) - Saturday, 13 February 2021, 12:38 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Christian Rebischke (Shibumi)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No



cloud-guest-utils contains the growpart program which is used by the growpart module for disk resizing (

It should be added as a (optional) dependency. I'm not sure if it should be optional or not, it is only needed for disk resizing.
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Comment by Christian Rebischke (Shibumi) - Saturday, 27 March 2021, 13:06 GMT
disk resizing is essential. Actually systemd supports disk resizing for a while now. Why is cloud-init not using the systemd functions? IMHO this should be changed upstream.
Comment by Christian Rebischke (Shibumi) - Saturday, 27 March 2021, 13:08 GMT
I have added cloud-guest-utils as optdep in 21.1-2
Comment by Kristian (klausenbusk) - Saturday, 27 March 2021, 14:42 GMT
systemd-repart is a relative new addition to systemd (released ~1 year ago) and it only supports GPT partition tables, and how would you invoke it? (drop a repart.d file to disk and restart systemd-repart.service?)