Bug 123098 - coreutils missing build requirements
coreutils missing build requirements
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: coreutils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2004-05-12 10:33 EDT by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 5.2.1-8
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Last Closed: 2004-05-17 12:34:22 EDT
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Description Steve Grubb 2004-05-12 10:33:02 EDT
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Description of problem:
The coreutils package will not compile without autoconf being at
version  2.58 or higher and automake being at version 1.8 or higher.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpmbuild -bb /usr/src/redhat/SPEC/coreutils.spec

Actual Results:  
+ autoconf --force
configure.ac:48: error: Autoconf version 2.58 or higher is required
aclocal.m4:1238: jm_MACROS is expanded from...
configure.ac:48: the top level
autom4te: /usr/bin/m4 failed with exit status: 1
error: Bad exit status from /home/build/working/tmp/rpm-tmp.48423 (%build)

Expected Results:  A message indicating where it wrote the rpm.

Additional info:

The patch to correct the dependencies:

--- working/coreutils/coreutils.spec    2004-04-20 13:35:41.000000000
+++ /opt/specs/coreutils.spec   2004-05-03 17:52:14.000000000 -0400
@@ -55,6 +55,7 @@
 BuildRequires: gettext libtermcap-devel
 %{?!nopam:BuildRequires: pam-devel}
 BuildRequires: texinfo >= 4.3
+BuildRequires: autoconf >= 2.58 automake >= 1.8
 Prereq:                /sbin/install-info
 %{?!nopam:Requires: pam >= 0.66-12}
 Prereq: grep, findutils
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-05-12 10:38:06 EDT
Thanks.  Fixed in CVS.

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