Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 128593
RPM solaris filepath problem
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:46 EST
Description of problem:
RPM > 4.1 contains a bug when building on solaris.
Specifically if you have a filepath/name that looks like:
RPM reports a cyclical link and aborts.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
4.3.x definatly has this problem, I did not check 4.2.
Created attachment 102210 [details]
Fix for _D_EXACT_NAMELEN(d) macro
The following is the proper way to detect the filename length. The old
mechanism used the whole record length, which causes problems.
Checked in, will be in rpm-4.4.5-0.5 when built.