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bug#33896: libblockdev inputs are not used correctly

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: bug#33896: libblockdev inputs are not used correctly
Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 20:50:36 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.11.0 (2018-11-25)

On Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 02:32:55PM +0100, Danny Milosavljevic wrote:
> Currently, libblockdev has inputs which aren't used.
> These SHOULD be used, but the source files are not patched
> so the executables in the inputs are not found or used.
> Example:
> * libblockdev depends on dosfstools because src/plugins/fs/vfat.c would use
> "mkfs.vfat" etc, but src/plugins/fs/vfat.c is not patched to actually refer
> to the inputs.
> This problem is valid for everything in src/plugins/fs .
> Do we proceed to patch it to use the inputs or do we move dosfstools etc
> to propagated-inputs ?
> I'd suggest the former.

Similar to the enlightenment package getting more 'substitute*'s to
improve functionality, I agree that patching libblockdev to actually
find all the inputs/executables is preferable.

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