Bug 7324

Summary: rpm build stops, no error reported.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: robert
Component: rpmAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
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Description robert 1999-11-25 11:53:22 UTC
I managed to confuse rpm with some general stupidity:

The install section of my spec file made incorrect links for a dynamic
library. Something like:

$ ls -al
/usr/lib/libestjava.so.1 -> libestbase.so.1.2*
/usr/lib/libestjava.so.1.2 -> libestbase.so.1.2.1*

(don't ask why we've got 4 numbers in library names)

When RPM got to the finding dependency stage it just stopped without
building packages, and reported no errors.

It isn't a great problem, just not getting an error message meant it took
me a while to track the problem down...

Rob Clark.
CSTR, University of Edinburgh

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-11-27 15:36:59 UTC
RPM always reports errors, but the error message is often not the last
line on the screen. Go back through the output and you'll find the packaging