Bug 190406 - Patches created on i386 fail to apply on x86_64
Patches created on i386 fail to apply on x86_64
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xdelta (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Ludek Smid
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Reported: 2006-05-01 19:34 EDT by Jordan Russell
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-15 07:07:52 EDT
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Description Jordan Russell 2006-05-01 19:34:01 EDT
Description of problem:
Trying to apply a patch created on an i386 machine fails on x86_64 with the
following error:

xdelta: @@@SerialSource: Incorrect allocation

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Copy over a patch file created on an i386 machine to an x86_64 machine.
2. Run:  xdelta patch [filename]
Actual results:
xdelta: @@@SerialSource: Incorrect allocation

Expected results:
No error.

Additional info:
Some discussion about the bug on the Debian tracker:
Comment 1 Ludek Smid 2006-05-04 08:37:03 EDT
If you want 
Comment 2 Ludek Smid 2006-05-04 08:38:42 EDT
I'm sorry for leaving fragment of comment above. It was a mistake. Ignore it,
Comment 3 Ludek Smid 2006-05-15 07:07:52 EDT
The patch fixing described behavior is avilable in rawhide.

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