F21 System Wide Change: lbzip2 as default bzip2 implementation

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Wed Apr 2 20:25:43 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 03:10:23PM -0400, Mikolaj Izdebski wrote:
> > On 04/02/2014 11:33 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> > > packages using the library (output of yum remove
> > > bzip2-libs-1.0.6-9.fc20.x86_64)
> > 
> > Try: repoquery --whatrequires 'libbz2.so.1()(64bit)'
> >
> > We'll certainly need to keep the library around.
> Yes, but we can have /usr/bin/bzip2 (and other commands) pointing to
> lbzip2 binary and at the same time applications can keep using libbz2.
Hm, both python-libs and python3-libs, and rpm are on the list. This
means that basically every system will have two implementations of bzip2.
Not *that* big of an issue, but it certainly would be nicer to add the
library interface so that we can get rid of this duplication.


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