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FS#58418 - [veracrypt] Missing dependency: exfat-utils

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Timo Taskinen (taskinen) - Tuesday, 01 May 2018, 13:59 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Thursday, 03 May 2018, 02:07 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity Very Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


Description: When creating a new encrypted container with exFAT file system, Veracrypt fails with error message saying that mkfs.exfat binary is missing. This is due to the package exfat-utils has not been installed.

Additional info:
* Package veracrypt-1.22-1

Steps to reproduce:
Clean installation of Arch Linux as of today.
Install veracrypt with "sudo pacman -S veracrypt".
Try to create a file based container and select exFAT as the file system.
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Comment by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Thursday, 03 May 2018, 02:06 GMT
This sounds more like a common sense thing. If you want to create a filesystem, you need the tools for that filesystem no matter what interfaces you're using.