Binary package “libblkid-dev” in ubuntu precise

block device id library - headers and static libraries

 The blkid library which allows system programs like fsck and
 mount to quickly and easily find block devices by filesystem UUID and
 LABEL. This allows system administrators to avoid specifiying
 filesystems by hard-coded device names, but via a logical naming
 system instead.
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 This package contains the development environment for the blkid library.