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SubjectRe: util-linux: orphan
Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Monday 18 December 2006 08:17, Karel Zak wrote:
>> - remove FS/device detection code
>> (libblkid from e2fsprogs or libvolumeid is replacement)
>
> I saw that the current Fedora already dynamically links /bin/mount
> against /usr/lib/libblkid.so. This obviously does not work if
> /usr is a separate partition that needs to be mounted with /bin/mount.
> I also had problems with selinux claiming I had no right to access
> libblkid, which meant that the root fs could not be remounted r/w.
>
> I'd suggest that you make sure that mount always gets statically linked
> against libblkid to avoid these problems.
>

That's a pretty silly statement. The real issue is that any library
needed by binaries in /bin or /sbin should live in /lib, not /usr/lib.

-hpa
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