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Re: util-linux missing from build root



On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 15:08 +0200, Stepan Kasal wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 02:55:12PM +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On Thu, 30 Aug 2007 14:10:57 +0200, Stepan Kasal wrote:
> > 
> > > I also considered util-linux, when jnovy mentioned that a package
> > > needs "kill" to build properly.  But I came to a conclusion that
> > > "kill", "mount", nor any other command from util-linux doesn't have
> > > to be in the minimal buildroot.
> > 
> > arch, flock, getopt, rename  are nice to have by default.
> 
> well, might be nice, but I'm afraid we need to be more exact.
> 
> Could you please find out or estimate, for each of the utils you
> mentioned:
Instead of trying to cater each and everybody's demand I'd simply start
with standards, such as FHS/LSB and POSIX.

> If the number of packages affected is small, and if the broken
> packages are easy to discover and fix, we can leave util-linux out.
Check POSIX, you'll find several of the util-linux tools are covered by
it, e.g. kill.

Ralf



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