Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 232589
mkinitrd adds dependency on parted
Last modified: 2008-05-05 18:56:37 EDT
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Description of problem:
Before 188.8.131.52.3-1, parted was not necessary on a minimal system. Now it is required, due to the dependency chain kernel->mkinitrd->parted
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
# rpm -e parted
error: Failed dependencies:
libparted-1.8.so.2()(64bit) is needed by (installed) mkinitrd-184.108.40.206.3-1.x86_64
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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'.
thanks for your update