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Source code changes of the file "ntfsprogs/ntfsresize.8.in" between
ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs-2016.2.22.tgz and ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs-2017.3.23.tgz

About: NTFS-3G is a read-write NTFS driver for Linux and other operating systems. It provides safe handling of the Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 and Windows 8 NTFS file systems.

ntfsresize.8.in  (ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs-2016.2.22.tgz):ntfsresize.8.in  (ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs-2017.3.23.tgz)
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to shrink the size of the partition by deleting the to shrink the size of the partition by deleting the
partition and recreating it with the smaller size. partition and recreating it with the smaller size.
Do not make the partition smaller than the new size of Do not make the partition smaller than the new size of
NTFS otherwise you won't be able to boot. If you did so notwithstanding NTFS otherwise you won't be able to boot. If you did so notwithstanding
then just recreate the partition to be as large as NTFS. then just recreate the partition to be as large as NTFS.
.SS Enlargement .SS Enlargement
To enlarge an NTFS filesystem, first you must enlarge the size of the To enlarge an NTFS filesystem, first you must enlarge the size of the
underlying partition. This can be done using underlying partition. This can be done using
.BR fdisk (8) .BR fdisk (8)
by deleting the partition and recreating it with a larger size. by deleting the partition and recreating it with a larger size.
Make sure it will not overlap with an other existing partition. Make sure it will not overlap with another existing partition.
You may enlarge upwards (first sector unchanged) or downwards (last You may enlarge upwards (first sector unchanged) or downwards (last
sector unchanged), but you may not enlarge at both ends in a single step. sector unchanged), but you may not enlarge at both ends in a single step.
If you merge two NTFS partitions, only one of them can be expanded to the If you merge two NTFS partitions, only one of them can be expanded to the
merged partition. merged partition.
After you have enlarged the partition, you may use After you have enlarged the partition, you may use
.B ntfsresize .B ntfsresize
to enlarge the size of the filesystem. to enlarge the size of the filesystem.
.SS Partitioning .SS Partitioning
When recreating the partition by a disk partitioning tool, When recreating the partition by a disk partitioning tool,
make sure you create it at the same make sure you create it at the same
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