Bug 166968 - Build fails if hostname contains a '-' character
Build fails if hostname contains a '-' character
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-08-29 01:57 EDT by Robert Nichols
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:21 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-24 01:34:55 EDT
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Description Robert Nichols 2005-08-29 01:57:47 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.10) Gecko/20050720 Fedora/1.0.6-1.1.fc3 Firefox/1.0.6

Description of problem:
The new "better identify of local builds" feature causes the build to fail
if the build is performed on a system whose hostname contains the '-' character.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. On a system whose hostname contains a '-' character, install the
   kernel-2.6.12-1.1376_FC3.src.rpm .
2. From the buildroot directory, run "rpmbuild -bp --target=i686 \


Actual Results:  The build fails with an error message like:

error: line 148: Illegal char '-' in release: Release: 1.1376_FC3.rnichols@omega-3a

Expected Results:  The build should not fail.

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