Bug 107918 - unixODBC src rpm missing XFree86-devel from dependancy listing
unixODBC src rpm missing XFree86-devel from dependancy listing
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: unixODBC (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Fernando Nasser
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-10-24 09:26 EDT by Clifford Perry
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-24 10:13:41 EDT
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Description Clifford Perry 2003-10-24 09:26:11 EDT
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Description of problem:
While attempting to recompile unixODBC on a RH ES 3 system it errored with the
following message :

checking for gethostbyname in -lnsl... yes
checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check your
installation and add the correct paths!
error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.82172 (%build)

RPM build errors:
    Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.82172 (%build)
[root@rhes3-build root]# 

To resolve this, I used the up2date command to download and install the
XFree86-devel-4.3.0-35.EL rpm and then tryed to compile again, this time
sucessfully. I would suggest that adding XFree86-devel to the BuildPrereq within
the unixODBC.spec file would be an ideal solution:

BuildPrereq: kdelibs-devel qt-devel libmng-devel XFree86-devel


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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get ES 3 system without XFree86-devel installed
2. download and install the unixODBC src rpm for RH ES 3
3. attempt to recompile from source. 

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Comment 1 Fernando Nasser 2003-10-24 10:13:41 EDT
Suggestion accepted. Thanks.  It will be in the next release.

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