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Re: Building internal LUA fails (Was: RPM 5.1.5 released)

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Tue 14 Oct 2008 - 15:56:37 CEST
Message-id: <E039DD78-F64E-4FFE-95FA-3602F3F598A1@mac.com>

On Oct 14, 2008, at 6:54 AM, Eric MSP Veith wrote:

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> Hello,
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> On Monday 13 October 2008, Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com> wrote:
>> (untested) Try undefining USE_LUA_SHADOW and USE_LUA_CHKCONFIG.
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> thanks alot, that worked. RPM now compiles smoothly.
>

good. rpm-5.1.6 with fixes for internal lua (or otherwise not assuming
those 2 defines for linux) is likely pending.

...

>>>
> So, the bottom line is: Switching from RPM4 to RPM5 _should_ work  
> with a
> little handwork, but isn't guranteed; however, BDB's standard recovery
> functions can be used. That's good to hear, actually. :-)
>

I'd *love* to provide a guarantee of interoperability w rpm4, but I  
cannot
do that unilaterally when there is a active fork in progress.

E.g., gdb is segfaulting on me daily switching between rpm5 <-> rpm4,
and there is nothing whatsoever I can do @rpm5.org about the issue,  
how gdb is
built in Fedora 10 plain and simply ain't my problem mon.

Personally, I think its Really Bad Craziness to link -lrpm into gdb.  
But that's just my POV.

73 de Jeff
Received on Tue Oct 14 15:57:51 2008
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