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Re: rawhide report: 20050111 changes



Chris Adams (cmadams hiwaay net) said: 
> Once upon a time, P draigBrady com <P draigBrady com> said:
> > 1. Does it really need it's own package?
> > Couldn't you try to get it included in util-linux
> > or some place like that?
> 
> It was part of the split of the old kernel-utils.  Glomming things
> together to reduce package count is a bad idea.  If it doesn't come with
> util-linux (and why should hardlink be a part of util-linux; it isn't a
> Linux specific utility), it shouldn't be in the util-linux RPM.

However, it doesn't mean that trying to get it in upstream util-linux
or coreutils isn't a bad idea.

Bill


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