[arch-dev-public] evms in [testing]

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Sep 9 10:08:04 EDT 2009

RedShift wrote:
> Allan McRae wrote:
>> I rebuilt evms to fix FS#16079.  This moved various files to /sbin 
>> and /lib to allow systems with /usr on a separate EVMS volume.  I 
>> also added a couple of upstream patches, a patch for the --as-needed 
>> flag and removed the install file (covered by optdepends).
>> As I do not use EVMS, I would like reports of it still working before 
>> I move it to [extra].  This is one occasion where it is safe to 
>> install a single package from the [testing] repo.
>> Allan
> Should EVMS still be supported? Development of EVMS has stopped quite 
> some time ago, distros that have used it are moving away from it 
> favoring LVM.

It would not be my first choice for this sort of thing, but big fix 
patches are still being made upstream (latest 13-Jan-2009).  I only did 
the fix as the bug report was assigned to me....


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