Bug#1028267: initscripts: runs fsck unconditionally but does not depends on e2fsprogs

Mark Hindley mark at hindley.org.uk
Mon Jan 9 07:47:45 GMT 2023

On Mon, Jan 09, 2023 at 12:57:53AM +0100, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jan 2023, Lorenzo Puliti wrote:
> >This package "only" recommands e2fsprogs, so I think it should just
> fsck is util-linux, not e2fsprogs.

Yes, but fsck.ext4 is e2fsprogs and that is what is missing in #1028181.

A clean way of handling missing filesystem-specific fsck isn't immediately
apparent to me. fsck doesn't distinguish a missing filesystem-specific checker
from other operational errors.


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