[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#768626: Bug#768626: mc should not depend on e2fslibs

Wilfried Klaebe w+reportbug at chaos.in-kiel.de
Tue Nov 11 16:58:30 UTC 2014

Am Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 09:25:33AM +0100 schrieb Yury V. Zaytsev:
> On Sat, 2014-11-08 at 19:43 +0100, Wilfried Klaebe wrote:
> > 
> > Please change mc to, at most, recommend e2fslibs. 
> This compile time dependency is needed for the unerase feature, so it
> can't be changed to recommends, only left as is, or completely removed.

How hard would it be to change the code to try to dlopen() the necessary
libs on demand?

> I'm not sure if anyone is still using it, but that's a different
> question; I don't know what's the procedure for deciding whether to cut
> a feature out or not.

With dlopen()-on-demand, the feature would still be there :)


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