Bug 19118 - /sbin/parted is linked to /usr/lib, making it less than useful
/sbin/parted is linked to /usr/lib, making it less than useful
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: parted (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 2000-10-14 17:23 EDT by Telsa Gwynne
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-26 03:28:43 EST
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Description Telsa Gwynne 2000-10-14 17:23:51 EDT
I apologise for dumping this in fdisk: it's the closest I can think
of to parted. Bug on the lack of a parted category forthcoming: in
the meantime, I hope I can assign it to the right person.

I have a Linux box which has partitions made when I was slightly
over-excited. After a few years, it becomes abundantly obvious I
need to alter it. parted looked like exactly what I need. However,
it lives in /sbin and is linked, apparently, to things in /usr/lib.
So I can't mess with / or /usr. And unfortunately, that means I can't
rearrange things, because /usr is smack in the middle of the things
to rearrange.

Would it be possible to have it linked in a way such that it doesn't
use libraries in /usr? (Or that it doesn't live in /sbin. Either :))
Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2002-04-16 16:59:21 EDT
fixed in latest releases

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