The ypserv Makefiles strip the binaries before installation, thus rendering the
-debuginfo package pretty useless.
Attached is a patch against the current RHEL3 ypserv-2.8-21, with aclocal-1.7
and automake-1.7 run (they're not available on RHEL3, so needed to include those
in the patch), and a build fix (ypserv wasn't linking against libresolv despite
Also attached is a patch for the .spec file to install the /var/yp directory and
/var/yp/Makefile. I think that installation might still fail as the real /var/yp
will be installed by the Makefile.am in scripts/:
Created attachment 129905 [details]
Created attachment 129906 [details]
This bug will be fixed in the RHEL3.9 ypserv.
I ended up doing a much smaller patch to fix the problem (just patched the
Makefiles instead of the entire autoconf file).
Fix has been built into ypserv-2.8-22
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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