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

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Tue Feb 22 17:00:02 EST 2011

On 02/22/2011 08:55 PM, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 12:53 PM, Ionuț Bîru<ibiru at archlinux.org>  wrote:
>> 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 ?
> Taking tpowa's answer into account too, I think Ionuț's proposed
> solution is the more "proper", especially since mkinitcpio has a
> dependency on util-linux(-ng) already.
> -Dan

mkinitcpio 0.6.8-2 has a fixed dependency. I will let you compile 
kernel26/lts and then start a new signoff thread


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