> On 05/19/12 11:49, Sebastian Pipping wrote:
>> Hello Richard,
>> On 05/19/2012 05:33 PM, Richard Farina wrote:
>>> Why was blkid removed from 3.4.32->126.96.36.199 ?
>> It wasn't actually removed, it was replaced by blkid of util-linux.
>> Does that answer the question already?
> Ahh, my mistake, that's why I missed it, I was only really concerned
> with the loss of e2fsprogs
>> It was a mix of reasons:
>> - Someone wanted nilfs recognition which blkid of util-linux has more
>> than that of e2fsprogs
>> - The version of util-linux seemed superior to the one from e2fsprogs
>> - The new copy_binaries function allows us to use non-static binaries
>> where it makes sense
>> - It made future maintenance of genkernel a bit easier
>>> Not that I care specifically about blkid but my aufs patches which I was
>>> about to submit need e2fsprogs
>> What do they need it for? Is it needed _in_ the initramfs?
> I need e2fsck and mke2fs _in_ initramfs for changes saving partition
> support on aufs. This is my patch which applies cleanly against 3.4.32
> (which by the way doesn't work at all, something about /sbin/mingetty
> missing but I'm sure you already fixed that):
Please ignore the /sbin/mingetty part, that is totally my fault, it just
happened to randomly show up at the same time and is COMPLETELY unrelated.