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Re: [CVS] RPM: rpm/ CHANGES rpm/rpmio/ Makefile.am

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Fri 05 Dec 2008 - 05:48:25 CET
Message-id: <53650669-1755-43EE-A48B-96A9FB363C47@mac.com>

On Dec 4, 2008, at 11:37 PM, Per Řyvind Karlsen wrote:

> 2008/12/5 Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
> What needed "fixing"?
> I have built using internal lua daily without these changes.
> Can you try to pin down what changed so that this patch is now  
> needed please?
> Likely trying to build rpm-5.1.6, without these changes, would
> be the easiest way to identify if there is a regression.
> 73 de Jeff
> I noticed something being odd about this myself, I've built internal  
> lua with cvs checkout
> from a couple of weeks ago that didn't have this issue, now it  
> showed up, both me and
> afb has experienced it, but even while I tried, I didn't manage to  
> figure it out..


> I'll try again later.. :)

The flaw will be in -lrpmmisc, not in -lrpmio, is my guess.

And its likely my portability brain fart somehow if reproducible.

	cd misc
	cvs diff -D "2 months ago"
will show all my changes.

There's not a whole lot different in misc/* afaict.

I have seen some issues trying to sort out the SELinux textrel
issue by attempting "ld -pie ..." linkage. But I abandoned those
efforts, none of those changes are on HEAD.

Note that its *very* easy to get tricked by -lrpmisc because
some of the make dependencies are not included. Adding
those dependencies through AutoFu would be fairly difficult,
what is there is OK for most usage cases even if a developer
can get occaisionally tricked.

73 de Jeff

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