[arch-general] util-linux 2.19 release

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Sun Feb 13 22:21:22 EST 2011

On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 08:42:30PM -0500, Dave Reisner wrote:
> Attached is a changelog and a PKGBUILD for the recently released
> util-linux 2.19. Changes I've made to the PKGBUILD:
> - name change: the project is once again called util-linux. I've updated
>   the conflicts accordingly, and removed the ancient reference to
>   linux32. I think its worth keeping the versioned conflict with
>   e2fsprogs.
> - remove install scriptlet: this info file is no longer provided
> - use autogen.sh script instead of manually invoking autotools
> - remove --enable-rdev flag. this has been non-existant since 2.17
> - no need to rm stuff in package() -- these files are no longer part of
>   util-linux
> Other thoughts: If we build this with --enable-libmount-mount, we can do
> away with /etc/mtab and make it a symlink to /proc/self/mounts. It is,
> however, marked as experimental in the release notes.
> I've been running the -git version of util-linux for about a month now,
> and have had no problems with low level functionality e.g. booting or
> mounting.
> thanks,
> dave

Minor amendment to my own PKGBUILD -- the HAVE_SLN and ADD_RAW flags to
make are no longer necessary either (in both build and package).

And the unmentioned errata: 2.19 provides the functionality needed by
systemd for proper fsck operation.


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