Bug 1076853 - unalz bundles bzip2
unalz bundles bzip2
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: unalz (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Petr Pisar
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: DuplicSysLibsTracker
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Reported: 2014-03-15 15:14 EDT by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2014-03-25 02:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-03-24 09:51:39 EDT
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Description Ville Skyttä 2014-03-15 15:14:54 EDT
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:No_Bundled_Libraries
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Treatment_Of_Bundled_Libraries

unalz is using a bundled copy of bzip2.

$ rpm -qlp http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org//packages/unalz/0.65/8.fc20/x86_64/unalz-debuginfo-0.65-8.fc20.x86_64.rpm | grep /bzip2
/usr/src/debug/unalz/bzip2
/usr/src/debug/unalz/bzip2/blocksort.c
/usr/src/debug/unalz/bzip2/bzlib.h
/usr/src/debug/unalz/bzip2/bzlib_private.h
/usr/src/debug/unalz/bzip2/compress.c
/usr/src/debug/unalz/bzip2/crctable.c
/usr/src/debug/unalz/bzip2/huffman.c
/usr/src/debug/unalz/bzip2/randtable.c
Comment 1 Petr Pisar 2014-03-17 11:21:14 EDT
It's not possible to unbundle the bzip2 library as the tool modifies the sources (especially the decompression routines) to implement the ALZip format.

I'm going to remove this package from Fedora.
Comment 2 Petr Pisar 2014-03-17 11:39:27 EDT
Package removal advertisement <http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.devel/193749>.
Comment 3 Petr Pisar 2014-03-24 09:51:39 EDT
Package has been marked as dead with commit 4e72cad54708998ec43842e2d85acb32a51e24d6. Package has been retired in F21.
Comment 4 Petr Pisar 2014-03-25 02:57:35 EDT
Request to block the package in koji <https://fedorahosted.org/rel-eng/ticket/5872>.

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