e2fsprogs --disable-evms

Alexander E. Patrakov see at the.sig
Sat Jun 19 09:49:22 PDT 2004

Matthew Burgess wrote:
> Folks,
> Why was this option added?  ./configure --help says that it'll disable
> the building of the EVMS plugin.  That got me googling, the result of
> which pointed me to http://evms.sourceforge.net/.  So, I now know what
> to write in the description for that option, but I still wonder *why* we
> disable it.  There's no Changelog entry for that option going in to the
> book, and the only thing I can find in the archives is
> http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-book/2003-November/009396.html
> saying we *might* want to use the option, but again not why.

The plugin works AFAIK with old versions of evms only.

Alexander E. Patrakov
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