Anyone using e2fsprogs static libs?

Eric Sandeen sandeen at
Fri Feb 12 22:36:24 UTC 2010

Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 02:59:37PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> I've finally been sufficiently pestered to fix this ;)
>> Is anybody using any of these static libs from e2fsprogs?
>> -%{_libdir}/libe2p.a
>> -%{_libdir}/libext2fs.a
>> -%{_libdir}/libcom_err.a
>> -%{_libdir}/libss.a
>> I'm inclined to just remove them rather than making a -static
>> package, unless anyone needs them.
> Packages in fedora using those would have been breaking the guidelines

Sure but then e2fsprogs has been doing just that for too long as well ;)

> quite badly. The issue is whether any user of fedora uses them for 
> development.

For that I'm inclined to drop the libs and people can ask if they need them.

We default to "no," right ...


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