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Bug 17054 - ntop 1.3.1-1 SRPM build installs files outside buildroot
ntop 1.3.1-1 SRPM build installs files outside buildroot
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: ntop (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2000-08-28 18:47 EDT by Michael Jennings (KainX)
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-29 05:11:35 EDT
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New spec file (2.38 KB, text/plain)
2000-08-28 18:48 EDT, Michael Jennings (KainX)
no flags Details
Patch to Makefile.am files (1.43 KB, patch)
2000-08-28 18:49 EDT, Michael Jennings (KainX)
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Michael Jennings (KainX) 2000-08-28 18:47:58 EDT
A portion of the ntop Makefile, namely the "install-data-local" target in
the root-level Makefile.am, fails to utilize the DESTDIR variable.  Thus, a
build as root will cause various ntop HTML and data files to be installed
into /usr/sbin and /usr/etc rather than in the buildroot.  Worse yet, a
build as any other user will fail.  Moreover, the resultant RPM will not
contain the /usr/sbin/ntop-cert.pem file, and indeed the RPM from
updates.redhat.com is missing that file.  There is a similar problem with
the plugins (/usr/sbin/plugin/*.so) which are also missing from your RPM.

I will attach a fixed spec file and a patch which will correct the
Comment 1 Michael Jennings (KainX) 2000-08-28 18:48:27 EDT
Created attachment 3079 [details]
New spec file
Comment 2 Michael Jennings (KainX) 2000-08-28 18:49:56 EDT
Created attachment 3080 [details]
Patch to Makefile.am files
Comment 3 Ngo Than 2000-08-29 05:11:32 EDT
i will update it soon. Thanks for your patch file
Comment 4 Ngo Than 2000-09-12 12:01:26 EDT
fixed in ntop-1.3.2-1. the nwe package is in the rawhide.

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