Description of problem:
I built libguestfs against LVM2 from Rawhide, but installed it
using LVM2 from F26. Libguestfs takes a private copy of the build-time
However in /etc/lvm/lvm.conf in Rawhide:
# Default value for --units argument.
units = "r"
The problem is that the very slightly older version of LVM2 in
Fedora 26 doesn't understand this, and worse than that, every
command -- even ones that don't care about units, such as lvs --help --
fails with the mysterious error message:
Invalid units specification
Can we make this a bit more robust? Or backport Rawhide's LVM2
to Fedora 26?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Build version: lvm2-2.02.171-2.fc27.x8_64
Runtime version: lvm2-2.02.168-5.fc26.x86_64
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install libguestfs from Rawhide on F26.
-- OR --
1. Install LVM2 from Rawhide then downgrade to F26.
(In reply to Richard W.M. Jones from comment #0)
> I built libguestfs against LVM2 from Rawhide, but installed it
> using LVM2 from F26.
To start with, is not that a bad idea?
Also after upgrade/downgrade, one should carefully check rpmsave/rpmnew files, before using them.
But we can do better. Agk, is there a reason for inconsistency in lvm.conf where some defaults are commented out, and some are not?
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 27 development cycle.
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