[arch-dev-public] [signoff] util-linux 2.19-3

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Tue Feb 22 13:53:24 EST 2011

On 02/22/2011 08:43 PM, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 5:35 AM, Ionuț Bîru<ibiru at archlinux.org>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The util-linux-ng project has been renamed back to util-linux.
> Huge -1 on this one.
> I just hosed my system during an upgrade, trimmed log below. The
> explanation- when we do replaces in pacman, we do all of the removes
> upfront. This is by no means ideal, we should fix this, but it isn't
> happening tomorrow. So during this upgrade where both the kernel and
> util-linux are being installed, we have a period of time where the
> util-linux utilities are not on the system, we try to generate our
> initrd, and then we fail to locate the blkid binary. I didn't even see
> this until I rebooted and got dropped to a shell; thankfully the
> rootfstype parameter exists.
> I can guarantee we get bug reports if we let this situation make its
> way to core; I'm not sure what the solution is but this definitely
> doesn't work as is.

as a temporally solution, i think we should bump dependency for 
mkinitcpio to util-linux>=2.19 and to kernel26/lts to mkinitcpio>=fixed ?


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