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Configuring extundelete 0.2.0
configure: error: Can't find ext2fs library

It looks to me it's something related to e2fsprogs, however my OS has below software installed,

yum list |grep e2fs
e2fsprogs.i386                           1.39-33.el5                   installed
e2fsprogs-libs.i386                      1.39-33.el5                   installed
e2fsprogs-devel.i386                     1.39-33.el5                   base
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I'm more interested in what you're undeleting :) – ewwhite May 11 '12 at 15:09
some log files are rolled over-_- – hetaoblog May 15 '12 at 8:18
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The package you need is not actually installed. Please run yum install e2fsprogs-devel.i386 and try again.

Note that the last column in your yum listing shows "installed" for the first two packages, but shows "base" for the last. That indicates that the package is part of the base group but is not installed.

You may also need to remove the config.cache file in your extundelete source directory before running ./configure again.

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On Ubuntu I had to install the e2fslibs-dev package

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