[oe] [RFC] Removal of e2fsprogs-libs

Graeme Gregory dp at xora.org.uk
Tue Mar 23 18:36:15 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 07:01:23PM +0100, Marcin Juszkiewicz wrote:
> During last days I spent a bit of time on e2fsprogs* and util-linux-ng 
> recipes. They are cleaner now but there is still some work to do.
> We have many recipes which depends on 'e2fsprogs-libs' when they want 
> 'libblkid' or 'libuuid' which are provided by 'e2fsprogs-libs' and 
> 'util-linux-ng' recipes. I checked how Debian solves that and got into point 
> where there is no 'e2fsprogs-libs' recipes in my tree and everything is 
> building.
> What needs to be changed?
> 1. git rm -r recipes/e2fsprogs-libs
> 2. check each recipe which depends on 'e2fsprogs-libs' which library it really
>    wants
> 3. change each recipe which wants 'libblkid' or 'libuuid' to depend on 
>    'util-linux-ng'
> 4. change each recipe which wants 'libcom_err' or 'libss' to depend on 
>    'e2fsprogs'
> 5. add "--with-elf-shlibs" to 'e2fsprogs' to get 'libcom_err' and 'libss'
> 6. fix packaging of 'e2fsprogs' to get separate packages for libraries.
> I can work on that in next days but want to inform everyone that such change 
> will be done.
Hrw thanks for cleaning this up, feel free to add my ack to your completed


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