[arch-dev-public] util-linux, e2fsprogs: libuuid, libblkid. What is best to do?

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Sat Aug 1 07:33:43 EDT 2009

Am Samstag 01 August 2009 schrieb Jan de Groot:
> On Sat, 2009-08-01 at 12:52 +0200, Jan de Groot wrote:
> > I'm looking at updating hal, which needs the new libblkid that is
> > included in util-linux. This library replaces the one inside e2fsprogs.
> > Now we have some nice dependency loop:
> >
> > e2fsprogs contains libuuid
> > e2fsprogs depends on libblkid
> > libblkid depends on libuuid (optional, but default)
> Yay for keeping up2date... two weeks ago, there was a new release of
> util-linux-ng with this in the releasenotes:
> libuuid, uuidgen(1) and uuidd(8):
>   - the libuuid library has been moved from e2fsprogs to util-linux-ng
> This solves all issues and makes it possible to update without
> problems :)
yeeeha great to ehar, then we can bump udev and mdadm too :)

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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