Bug 596377 - Missing -static subpackage
Missing -static subpackage
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: e2fsprogs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Eric Sandeen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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: 596926 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2010-05-26 13:05 EDT by Roman Rakus
Modified: 2014-01-12 19:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-02 16:24:14 EDT
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Description Roman Rakus 2010-05-26 13:05:35 EDT
Description of problem:
Yaboot needs static library of ext2fs

Once you add it I will change the BuildRequires in yaboot from e2fsprogs-devel to e2fsprogs-static
Comment 1 Eric Sandeen 2010-06-01 13:34:09 EDT
*** Bug 596926 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Eric Sandeen 2010-06-01 13:35:58 EDT
Sorry about that, in bug 545144, Michael looked but thought that no Fedora packages required static libs, so I removed them.

I'll look into making a -static package for yaboot.

-Eric
Comment 3 Christophe GRENIER 2010-06-01 13:52:34 EDT
> Eric Sandeen wrote:
> out of curiosity, which utilities do you have which require static e2fsprogs
> libs on fedora?

My package testdisk is using the shared libs. But on my website I also provides static binaries of TestDisk & PhotoRec for Linux users using non-Fedora distributions. Without this package, it can't create static version
anymore. The library is used by TestDisk to list the content of recovered ext2/ext3/ext4 partition or by PhotoRec to carve files from the free/unallocated space of the filesystem.
Comment 4 Eric Sandeen 2010-06-01 13:57:07 EDT
Ok thanks, just curious.  I'll try to get this taken care of soon.
Comment 5 Eric Sandeen 2010-06-02 14:58:10 EDT
Requested FESCO approval for the -static package:
https://fedorahosted.org/fesco/ticket/388

-Eric
Comment 6 Eric Sandeen 2010-06-02 16:24:14 EDT
Ok, an e2fsprogs-static subpackage should appear shortly in rawhide & koji.

Is this needed for F13?
Comment 7 Christophe GRENIER 2010-06-03 01:39:51 EDT
Life would be easier if an e2fsprogs-static subpackage was available for F13. Otherwise I will install the rawhide package and be carefull during futur update...
Comment 8 Roman Rakus 2010-06-03 11:23:08 EDT
Thank you. Yaboot build is now ok.
I'm not going to (re)build yaboot on f-13.

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