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From: Nicholas Geovanis <>
To: LVM general discussion and development <>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Removing bash as a dependency
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 08:45:14 -0600	[thread overview]
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On Mon, Feb 22, 2021, 2:52 AM Drew Westrick <>

> 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 and 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?

Drew when you say "without bash as a dependency", do you mean....
A) Getting lvm3 installed without the presence of the prereq bash package?
... or do you mean...
B) Removing the bash package and the shell executable after lvm3 is up and

Thanks.... Nick Geovanis

> Drew Westrick
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      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-02-24  6:59 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
2021-02-23 14:45 ` Nicholas Geovanis [this message]

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