Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1291428
syslinux: request small updates to the spec file to allow rebuild on RHEL7
Last modified: 2017-08-08 08:31:31 EDT
Created attachment 1105695 [details]
Make spec file compatible with rhel7
Description of problem:
The SPEC file causes errors when the syslinux src.rpm is rebuilt on RHEL7
NOTE: I do understand RHEL7 will never get a syslinux update, and for this
reason I think it would be nice if you could make the rawhide's src.rpm
compatible with RHEL7 to make life easier for users who want/need to use the
updated syslinux on RHEL7.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
On a RHEL7/x86_64 system:
rpmbuild --rebuild syslinux-6.03-6.fc24.src.rpm
RPM build errors:
File listed twice: /usr/share/syslinux/com32
Binaries arch (1) not matching the package arch (2).
Installed (but unpackaged) file(s) found:
I'm attaching a patch with the proposed changes.
With the attached patch the RPMS get built w/o errors, but there's still a problem since the file
is in both syslinux and syslinux-nonlinux
I don't understand why the spec files has this in "syslinux" package
shouldn't all of these be in "syslinux-nonlinux" since exe's are not run on Linux?
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Thank you for the report, I fixed this with syslinux-6.04-0.3.fc27 using
my provenpackager permissions after a short IRC dialog with Peter. I am
not sure if it matches your expectations completely, given you filed this
report against an older release of Fedora. Note: I changed your patch a
bit to avoid breaking builds on current Fedora releases instead.
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