Bug 1260631 - fts fails to build on ppc64le
fts fails to build on ppc64le
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fts (Show other bugs)
ppc64le Linux
low Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Alejandro Alvarez
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: epel7ppc64le
Blocks: F-ExcludeArch-ppc64le/PPC64LETracker
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Reported: 2015-09-07 07:51 EDT by Rafael Fonseca
Modified: 2015-09-18 14:35 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 3.3.1-2.fc23
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Last Closed: 2015-09-18 14:35:14 EDT
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Description Rafael Fonseca 2015-09-07 07:51:38 EDT
Description of problem: fts fails to build on ppc64le with the following error:

checking build system type... /builddir/build/BUILD/fts-3.3.1/src/common/google-coredumper/config.guess: unable to guess system type

This script, last modified 2005-08-03, has failed to recognize
the operating system you are using. It is advised that you
download the most up to date version of the config scripts from


If the version you run (/builddir/build/BUILD/fts-3.3.1/src/common/google-coredumper/config.guess) is already up to date, please
send the following data and any information you think might be
pertinent to <config-patches@gnu.org> in order to provide the needed
information to handle your system.

config.guess timestamp = 2005-08-03

uname -m = ppc64le
uname -r = 4.0.4-301.fc22.ppc64le
uname -s = Linux
uname -v = #1 SMP Thu May 21 08:15:04 MST 2015

/usr/bin/uname -p = ppc64le
/bin/uname -X     = 

hostinfo               = 
/bin/universe          = 
/usr/bin/arch -k       = 
/bin/arch              = ppc64le
/usr/bin/oslevel       = 
/usr/convex/getsysinfo = 

UNAME_RELEASE = 4.0.4-301.fc22.ppc64le
UNAME_VERSION = #1 SMP Thu May 21 08:15:04 MST 2015
configure: error: cannot guess build type; you must specify one
src/common/CMakeFiles/libcoredumper.dir/build.make:59: recipe for target 'src/common/google-coredumper/Makefile' failed
make[2]: *** [src/common/google-coredumper/Makefile] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory '/builddir/build/BUILD/fts-3.3.1/build'
CMakeFiles/Makefile2:195: recipe for target 'src/common/CMakeFiles/libcoredumper.dir/all' failed
make[1]: *** [src/common/CMakeFiles/libcoredumper.dir/all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/builddir/build/BUILD/fts-3.3.1/build'
Makefile:119: recipe for target 'all' failed
make: *** [all] Error 2

Looking into the config.guess file, you can see it fails because there is no case for ppc64le architecture, only for ppc and ppc64.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 3.3.1-1

How reproducible: ppc-koji build fts on ppc64le
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2015-09-08 07:42:16 EDT
fts-3.3.1-2.fc23 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 23. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2015-15093
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2015-09-08 13:51:47 EDT
fts-3.3.1-2.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.\nIf you want to test the update, you can install it with \n su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update fts'. You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2015-15093
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2015-09-18 14:35:02 EDT
fts-3.3.1-2.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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