Moving libcrypto.so.* back to /lib

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Fri Apr 9 16:01:51 UTC 2010


On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 04:21:53PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 10:17:25AM +0200, Tomas Mraz wrote:
> > So I got convinced that libcrypto.so.* should be moved back to /lib in
> > the https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=559953 The libssl.so.*
> > will stay in /usr/lib though.
> > 
> > I will do that change in F14 packages. Till Maas asked me for this
> > change also in F13, but I am a little hesitant to do this as I am afraid
> > of regressions. Do you think this change could break things in F13?
> 
> It'll temporarily break libguestfs, but a simple rebuild will fix it.
> If you are a provenpackager, feel free to bump and rebuild it
> yourself.
> 
> libguestfs builds its appliance on the fly by concatenating together
> files [library files, binaries and data files] from the host.  We
> express this requirement by mapping the location of those files into
> dependencies.

According to repoquery, libguestfs is the only package doing this:
$ repoquery --releasever 13 --whatrequires /usr/lib\*/libcrypto.so\*
libguestfs-1:1.0.85-2.fc13.4.i686
libguestfs-1:1.0.85-2.fc13.4.x86_64

You may need a patched repoquery to use the releasever commandline
option on F12 or earlier, but for F13 it can be skipped anyhow.

Regards
Till
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