Bug 232589 - mkinitrd adds dependency on parted
mkinitrd adds dependency on parted
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2007-03-16 05:19 EDT by Benny Amorsen
Modified: 2008-05-05 18:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-05 18:56:37 EDT
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Description Benny Amorsen 2007-03-16 05:19:18 EDT
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Description of problem:
Before, parted was not necessary on a minimal system. Now it is required, due to the dependency chain kernel->mkinitrd->parted

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Steps to Reproduce:
# rpm -e parted
error: Failed dependencies:
        libparted-1.8.so.2()(64bit) is needed by (installed) mkinitrd-

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Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 02:32:55 EDT
Fedora apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We're
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Comment 2 Benny Amorsen 2008-04-04 06:10:48 EDT
The problem still exists in F8. Parted should probably be split in two packages,
but I'm not volunteering to do it. This bug can be closed 'WONTFIX'.
Comment 3 John Poelstra 2008-05-05 18:56:37 EDT
thanks for your update

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