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From: Zdenek Kabelac <zkabelac@redhat.com>
To: LVM general discussion and development <linux-lvm@redhat.com>,
	Drew Westrick <drewwestrick@glassboard.com>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Removing bash as a dependency
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 12:04:20 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3675eab2-9922-9ffb-4e68-a3612f661a69@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <klfw5jeh.707d078c-fbbf-4456-9f24-61435f1f79d3@we.are.superhuman.com>

Dne 22. 02. 21 v 2:25 Drew Westrick napsal(a):
> All,
> 
> I'm working on a project with a fairly strict no GPLv3 policy. While lvm2 is 
> fine since it is GPLv2, the lvm2 dependency on bash, which is GPLv3, is 
> causing a problem. It appears that bash is used mostly for test scripts as 
> well as lvmdump.sh <http://lvmdump.sh/> and fsadm.sh <http://fsadm.sh/>. If we 
> don't need to use those two utilities, would there be any other major issues 
> with removing bash a a dependency if I were to go down that path?
> 

Hi

Distributing lvm2 without those tools IMHO doesn't make much sense.

If there is anyone to care and select pieces which are not common in shells
and write an alternative code for them for non bash shells - I'd be fine.

We could use eventually configure to adapt them for other shell types.

Regards

Zdenek

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-22 11:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-22  1:25 Drew Westrick
2021-02-22 11:04 ` Zdenek Kabelac [this message]
2021-02-23 14:45 ` Nicholas Geovanis

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