[arch-dev-public] evms in [testing]
allan at archlinux.org
Wed Sep 9 10:08:04 EDT 2009
> 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.
> 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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