Bug 155785 - Wrong architecture directory in the rpm
Wrong architecture directory in the rpm
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pvm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jason Vas Dias
Brian Brock
: 163801 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2005-04-22 20:14 EDT by Leo Lopes
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 3.4.5-5
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Last Closed: 2005-08-19 06:15:25 EDT
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Description Leo Lopes 2005-04-22 20:14:10 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I upgraded form FC2 to FC3, apparently the PVM_ARCH changed from LINUXI386 to LINUX. By the way in `man pvm_intro` the architecture listed is LINUX. However, in the rpm the architecture-specific subdir created is LINUXI386.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install the RPM
2. In a Makefile.aimk, create a target like:
    @echo The PVM architecture is $PVM_ARCH
3. Compare that to rpm -qlf pvm-3.4.5-2_FC3.rpm | grep LINUX


Actual Results:  trying to link against the PVM libraries fail if $PVM_ARCH is used to create a Makefile that can be used in other architectures as well.

Expected Results:  program should just link.

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Workaround: Create links from LINUX-> LINUXI386 in each relevant subdirectory of /usr/share/pvm3:

(as root)
cd /usr/share/pvm3
for dir in `ls -d */LINUXI386 | cut -f1 -d"/"`; do ln -s LINUXI386 $dir/LINUX; done
Comment 1 Jason Vas Dias 2005-06-01 17:21:43 EDT
This bug is now fixed with pvm-3.4.5-5_FC3 .
The architecture specific subdirectory names now agree with 
pvmgetarch output. 
pvm-3.4.5-5_FC3 will be in fc3-updates shortly. Meanwhile, you can
download it from:
Please try it out and let me know of any issues - thank you.
Comment 2 Jason Vas Dias 2005-07-21 11:19:14 EDT
*** Bug 163801 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Walter Justen 2005-08-19 06:15:25 EDT
update package is published

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