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Date:   Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:02:11 -0400
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <>
To:     Ext4 Developers List <>
Cc:, "Theodore Ts'o" <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/9] debian: drop lvm2 from the recommends line

If the user doesn't intend to use lvm2, and it's not installed,
installing e2fsprogs shouldn't drag it (and all of its dependencies)
into the system.

Addresses-Debian-Bug: 924275

Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <>
 debian/control | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/debian/control b/debian/control
index 1bb8adb15..e454687f9 100644
--- a/debian/control
+++ b/debian/control
@@ -191,7 +191,7 @@ XB-Important: yes
 Pre-Depends: ${shlibs:Depends}, ${misc:Depends}, libblkid1, libuuid1
 Multi-Arch: foreign
 Suggests: gpart, parted, fuse2fs, e2fsck-static
-Recommends: e2fsprogs-l10n, lvm2
+Recommends: e2fsprogs-l10n
 Architecture: any
 Description: ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities
  The ext2, ext3 and ext4 file systems are successors of the original ext

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