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FS#22255 - [progsreiserfs] remove binaries from package

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Greg (dolby) - Thursday, 30 December 2010, 12:15 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 12:58 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

The binaries from the progsreiserfs package shouldnt be used for reiser filesystem maintainance.
The package is only useful due to the fact it provides libreiserfs which is used by testdisk in order to support reiser partitions.
Debian dropped the package completely years ago, while Gentoo decided to provide only the lib.
I suggest since Arch wants to keep supporting reiser partitions in testdisk to follow what Gentoo did.
See:
http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2010-December/017651.html
http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2010-December/017652.html
http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2010-December/017653.html
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Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 12:58 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed

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