Bug 750566 - qtparted won't install because it is from F15 and requires libparted.so.0, and F16 has so.1
qtparted won't install because it is from F15 and requires libparted.so.0, an...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: qtparted (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Steven Pritchard
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-11-01 11:28 EDT by Przemek Klosowski
Modified: 2013-02-13 17:27 EST (History)
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Description Przemek Klosowski 2011-11-01 11:28:16 EDT
Description of problem:

I installed F16 RC2, and tried to install qtparted.
It won't install because the most recent qtparted RPM is from F15 and requires libparted.so.0, and F16 has libparted.so.1 pulled in by F16's parted.

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How reproducible: reproducible

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install F16 release candidate 2, live version
2. yum install qtparted
3. observe yum error messages
Actual results:
Unfortunately don't have access to the system

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Comment 1 Kevin Kofler 2011-11-11 22:39:39 EST
So, as I wrote on the devel mailing list, I think we need a parted2 compatibility package. I have to say I find it outright rude that the Fedora parted maintainer didn't provide one despite the major functionality removal, and also didn't announce the incompatible API and ABI change to the devel mailing list as he's supposed to. I also have to say that I find it outright rude from parted upstream to remove library functionality which applications are relying on and (part of) which appears not to be provided by any other library or tool (FAT and HFS resizing in particular).
Comment 2 Kevin Kofler 2011-11-11 22:43:25 EST
(kde-partitionmanager also needs parted 2, not 3. GParted supports parted 3 and has been rebuilt against it, but cannot resize FAT and HFS partitions anymore.)
Comment 3 Jim Meyering 2012-03-04 14:18:09 EST
in case you haven't seen, this is fixed in parted-3.1:

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