Bug 158451 - libsafe - FC4 x86_64 rebuild failed
libsafe - FC4 x86_64 rebuild failed
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libsafe (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Thorsten Leemhuis
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Blocks: FE4Target-x86_64
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Reported: 2005-05-22 08:43 EDT by Thorsten Leemhuis
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-24 02:59:26 EDT
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Description Thorsten Leemhuis 2005-05-22 08:43:08 EDT
This package failed to rebuild on x86_64 for FC4 Development around 2005-04-11
after an automated release bump. No build logs available afaics.

Please request a rebuild.
Comment 1 Warren Togami 2005-05-22 08:52:01 EDT
x86_64 is unsupported.  libsafe is i386 only.


*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 143327 ***
Comment 2 Thorsten Leemhuis 2005-05-22 11:45:54 EDT
(In reply to comment #1)
> x86_64 is unsupported.  libsafe is i386 only.
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> *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 143327 ***

Okay -- what's this then: 
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/development/x86_64/libsafe-2.0-16.fdr.1.rh80.x86_64.rpm
Should it be removed?

And why can gentoo build for x86_64 when we can't:
http://mozilla.mirrors.tds.net/pub/gentoo-portage/sys-libs/libsafe/libsafe-2.0_p16-r1.ebuild
Comment 3 Warren Togami 2005-05-22 17:08:27 EDT
Does it actually work?  Until somebody proves that it works it should be
removed.  It can be dangerous otherwise.
Comment 4 Thorsten Leemhuis 2005-05-24 02:39:20 EDT
(In reply to comment #3)
> Does it actually work?  Until somebody proves that it works it should be
> removed.  It can be dangerous otherwise.

Reopening -- I'll look into that (meat: fix it or remove it from x86_64 before FC4)

Comment 5 Thorsten Leemhuis 2005-05-24 02:40:53 EDT
s/meat/means/
Comment 6 Warren Togami 2005-05-24 02:42:45 EDT
With FORTIFY_SOURCE libsafe is mostly redundant, and might actually be avoided
for most library calls since the built binaries call the *_chk equivalents. 
libsafe was useful before FORTIFY_SOURCE in cases where you were unable to use
the protection of exec-shield.

libsafe should theoretically not be dangerous on i386 though.  I don't think it
is worth the effort on x86_64.  There is plenty other higher priority stuff
needing fixing for FC4.
Comment 7 Thorsten Leemhuis 2005-05-24 02:59:26 EDT
(In reply to comment #6)
> I don't think it is worth the effort on x86_64. 

Okay, I filled a remove request for the x86_64-package on
http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras_2fFC4Status

> There is plenty other higher priority stuff
> needing fixing for FC4.

;-)

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