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Date:   Fri, 12 Aug 2022 09:12:38 +0200
From:   Lukas Czerner <>
To:     Theodore Ts'o <>
Cc:, Daniel Ng <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] e2fsprogs: fix device name parsing to resolve names
 containing '='

On Wed, Aug 10, 2022 at 11:18:23PM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> Hi Lukas,
> Could you move get_devname() into its own file in lib/support?  e.g.,
> create a devname.c and devname.h.
> The reason for this is that plausible.c tries to call libmagic via
> dlopen() so we don't need to drag libmagic into the minimal package
> set for distros.  But that means that any executiables that try to use
> devname() will drag in lib/support/pausible.c, which means if you
> don't change the makefiles to link in -ldl, static linking will fail:
> 					- Ted

Ah, I didn't notice that. I'll move it into a separate file,
devname.[ch] sounds good.


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