Description of problem
bvi fails to build if "-Werror=format-security" flag is used.
bmore.c:934:2: error: format not a string literal and no format arguments [-Werror=format-security]
We are working on a proposal to enable "-Werror=format-security" for all
packages. Once this flag is enabled, GCC will refuse to compile code that could
be vulnerable to a string format security flaw. For more details, please see
To understand why it is important to fix this, please see
How to fix this
The fix for these errors is quite simple. It's a matter of changing a
Please fix this issue in rawhide with a patch (which you should submit
to upstream to merge moving forward). Please do a new build with the
fix in rawhide. Other releases do not need to be directly fixed, but
there should be no harm in pushing out this fix/patch with other needed
changes to those branches.
In the event you don't fix this bug before the next mass rebuild,
provenpackagers may step in and update your package(s) to fix this
Build bvi-1.3.2-10.fc20.src.rpm with "-Werror=format-security" flag to reproduce the problem.
To make this process easier, you can use a modified "redhat-rpm-config" package
from http://people.fedoraproject.org/~halfie/artifacts/redhat-rpm-config/ URL.
$ sha256sum redhat-rpm-config-9.1.0-56.fc20.*
Created attachment 835805 [details]
Created attachment 835806 [details]
fixed .spec file
bvi-1.4.0beta-0.1.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
bvi-1.4.0beta-0.1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
bvi-1.4.0beta-0.1.el6 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 6.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=epel-testing bvi-1.4.0beta-0.1.el6'
as soon as you are able to.
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bvi-1.4.0beta-0.1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
bvi-1.4.0beta-0.1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
bvi-1.4.0beta-0.1.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.