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Re: Proposal: use rpm5 package format and the smart package manager

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Tue 09 Nov 2010 - 14:08:57 CET
Message-id: <2AD19086-BD7B-4E6E-BF7B-6E9C470AB1E6@mac.com>

On Nov 9, 2010, at 1:09 AM, pinto.elia@gmail.com wrote:

> Jbj, which problem for popt ? Last time have i checked the new autofu of popt HEAD work fine on opensolaris. 

Its not a popt problem, but rather a linker problem.

The root cause might be -fpie ... but the fix needs to be in the
linker imho. The -fpie is easily disabled when necessary already.

73 de Jeff
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Johnson
> Sent:  08/11/2010, 16:03 
> To: rpm-users@rpm5.org
> Subject: Re: Proposal: use rpm5 package format and the smart package manager
> On Nov 5, 2010, at 3:30 PM, Sriram Narayanan wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 12:45 AM, Jeff Johnson <n3npq.jbj@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> We're ready to move forward :)
>>> OK. I'll start-up the OpenIndiana VM buildbot again. Note that
>>> the issue with running the OpenIndiana VM is largely
>>> that its running on a devel box here at home, and
>>> I'm a bit short on memory and cycles to run the number of VM's
>>> that I'm attempting.
>> Ok, I'll see if we can set up a buildbot at one of our user's
>> computers, then. All Belenix work happens on our home desktop
>> computers :)
> I sorted through the CVS issues on the OpenIndiana VM I was seeing before.
> Reverting from cvs-1.12.x to cvs-1.11.23 (@rpm5.org uses cvs-1.11.22) fixed
> the issue for me.
> OpenIndiana now has a "green waterfall" and all build logs attached at
> 	http://eastham.rpm5.org:8010
> The tests are still a bit flimsy, yes, but there's likely coverage at ~60%
> of all RPM code, and closer to ~80% on the primary build/install/query/erase
> paths. I can regenerate LCOV/GCOV logs for rpm-5.3.6 if really interested;
> last I looked (fair number of changes since rpm-5.3.1) is available here
> 	http://eastham.rpm5.org/files/rpm/rpm-5.3/lcov-5.3.1/
> (aside)
> There are a few issues with linker relocations seen while building
> popt, but you are almost certain to encounter those same issues,
> I had no problem finding other instances of the same problem(s)
> searching with Google.
> I still need to build/install/link elfutils for RPM, but most everything
> else Just Works afaict. I've already typed
> 	make install
> and I could easily use rpm-5.3.6 to build packages. Again
> getting ELF internal to RPM does a better job than external
> helpers for library sonames. And its not too hard, just I
> haven't yet.
> If you want to try a buildbot, there's a "INDIANA_rpm_release"
> slot that you could plug into on
> 	http://buildbot.rpm5.org:8010
> anytime you want (I'll send a password privately if/when you
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