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[20.09] partimage: fix build #100170

merged 1 commit into from Oct 11, 2020


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@risicle risicle commented Oct 10, 2020

Motivation for this change

ZHF: #97479

Backport of #99052

Things done
  • Tested using sandboxing (nix.useSandbox on NixOS, or option sandbox in nix.conf on non-NixOS linux)
  • Built on platform(s)
    • NixOS
    • macOS
    • other Linux distributions
  • Tested via one or more NixOS test(s) if existing and applicable for the change (look inside nixos/tests)
  • Tested compilation of all pkgs that depend on this change using nix-shell -p nixpkgs-review --run "nixpkgs-review wip"
  • Tested execution of all binary files (usually in ./result/bin/)
  • Determined the impact on package closure size (by running nix path-info -S before and after)
  • Ensured that relevant documentation is up to date
  • Fits
the move to glibc 2.30 broke the build of this old package, fortunately
debian have a patch to fix it

(cherry picked from commit 5983c41)
@risicle risicle changed the title partimage: fix build [20.09] partimage: fix build Oct 10, 2020
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@jonringer jonringer commented Oct 11, 2020

wow, this package is fantastically unmaintained. I think it should be considered for removal.

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Result of nixpkgs-review pr 100170 1

1 package built:
  • partimage

@jonringer jonringer merged commit 460db36 into NixOS:release-20.09 Oct 11, 2020
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@risicle risicle commented Oct 11, 2020

Perhaps, but it's extremely useful and can be a complete life saver.

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