Bug 128593 - RPM solaris filepath problem
RPM solaris filepath problem
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-07-26 17:19 EDT by Mark Hatle
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-06 09:22:00 EST
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Fix for _D_EXACT_NAMELEN(d) macro (290 bytes, patch)
2004-07-26 17:20 EDT, Mark Hatle
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Description Mark Hatle 2004-07-26 17:19:04 EDT
Description of problem:
RPM > 4.1 contains a bug when building on solaris.

Specifically if you have a filepath/name that looks like:

/mypath/foo/foo

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.
Comment 1 Mark Hatle 2004-07-26 17:20:53 EDT
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.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2006-01-06 09:22:00 EST
Checked in, will be in rpm-4.4.5-0.5 when built.

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