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

Wilfried Klaebe w+reportbug at chaos.in-kiel.de
Thu Nov 13 13:44:33 UTC 2014

Am Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 06:31:54PM +0100 schrieb Yury V. Zaytsev:
> On Tue, 2014-11-11 at 17:58 +0100, Wilfried Klaebe wrote:
> > 
> > How hard would it be to change the code to try to dlopen() the
> > necessary libs on demand? 
> Well, I don't really know; I'm just trying to explain why this
> dependency was added to the package in the first place.

I understood that, and I wouldn't want that (or any) feature gone just
because I don't need it.

> If you'd like to convert it to dlopen() similar to how support for X.Org
> is implemented, this dependency can certainly be dropped, but I'm not
> sure if this feature is worth the effort...

I have looked into the sources and not yet found out how it's done there.
Actually, I'm not even sure I found the right feature yet. All I do know
is there is no direct occurrence of "dlopen" in the sources.

As I find time, I might look into it more. If anyone else wants to have
a go, I won't be unhappy either. Neither would I be about a decision to
drop this feature, although I might be happier about it being extended
to other filesystems as well (with the necessary libs being dlopen()ed
on demand).


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