Bug 243228 - binary in /sbin links with libs in /usr/lib
binary in /sbin links with libs in /usr/lib
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cryptsetup-luks (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Till Maas
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Depends On: 249814 249815 249816
Blocks: F8Target
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Reported: 2007-06-07 22:11 EDT by Jeremy Katz
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-24 06:54:31 EDT
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Red Hat Bugzilla 129926 None None None Never

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Description Jeremy Katz 2007-06-07 22:11:47 EDT
This will break things using /etc/crypttab and a separate /usr
Comment 1 Till Maas 2007-07-26 13:46:44 EDT
Cryptsetup-luks in Fedora 7 and before were build statically, this changed with
1.0.3-5 in rawhide. I do not know why this changed, but I guess we should either
put the following libraries into /lib
        libpopt.so.0 => /usr/lib/libpopt.so.0 (0x0012e000)
        libcryptsetup.so.0 => /usr/lib/libcryptsetup.so.0 (0x00136000)
        libgcrypt.so.11 => /usr/lib/libgcrypt.so.11 (0x001b5000)
        libgpg-error.so.0 => /usr/lib/libgpg-error.so.0 (0x47d8f000)
or go back to building it statically.

This not only breaks existing installations, but also blocks Bug #124789
(encrypted root support).

There was also a bug report for cryptsetup to build it statically: #129926,
which was closed a long time ago.


Comment 2 Till Maas 2007-07-26 18:55:36 EDT
I commited the necessary changes to cvs to build it statically again, there is a
scratch build available:
http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=78776
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2007-07-26 19:42:32 EDT
Static linking isn't the right answer, though, and is explicitly disallowed per
the packaging guidelines.  The fact that it's needed in early boot isn't a
reason to link it statically; instead, it's a reason to get libraries moved to /lib.
Comment 4 Till Maas 2007-07-27 04:52:21 EDT
(In reply to comment #3)
> Static linking isn't the right answer, though, and is explicitly disallowed per
> the packaging guidelines.  The fact that it's needed in early boot isn't a
> reason to link it statically; instead, it's a reason to get libraries moved to 
> /lib.

I have commited to cvs a change that moves the cryptsetup libraries to /lib.
Here is a list of the packages that need to move their libraries to /lib:

/usr/lib/libgcrypt.so.11 -> libgcrypt
/usr/lib/libpopt.so.0 -> popt (rpm)
/usr/lib/libgpg-error.so.0 -> libgpg-error
Comment 5 Till Maas 2007-07-27 10:23:37 EDT
cryptsetup-luks-1_0_5-2_fc8 is built dynamically and puts libcryptsetup into
/lib, too.
Comment 6 Robert Scheck 2007-08-23 19:12:54 EDT
popt-1.12-3 will provide the files /lib/libpopt.so.0 and /lib/libpopt.so.0.0.0 
once it reached Rawhide.
Comment 7 Till Maas 2007-08-24 06:54:31 EDT
All "depends on" bugs are closed, so this can be closed, too.

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