Bug 225091 - bc does not build with the version of m4 present
bc does not build with the version of m4 present
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: m4 (Show other bugs)
5.0
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Vitezslav Crhonek
David Lawrence
http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=1652
:
Depends On:
Blocks:
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2007-01-28 17:11 EST by Johnny Hughes
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
0 users

See Also:
Fixed In Version: 1.4.5-3.el5.1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2007-09-25 06:52:01 EDT
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
CRM:
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---


Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Johnny Hughes 2007-01-28 17:11:33 EST
Description of problem:
bc does not build with the version of m4 present in RHEL-5b2 (m4-1.4.5-3).

It fails in the beginning at the autoconf statement with this error:

configure.in:4: /usr/bin/m4: Warning: sub-expression 1 not present
autom4te: /usr/bin/m4 failed with exit status: 1
error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.49509 (%build)

It will build with the m4 version in fc6 (rebuilt on RHEL-5b2) (m4-1.4.5-4).

This bug is also reported on the CentOS bugtracker here:
http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=1652




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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.
2.
3.
  
Actual results:


Expected results:


Additional info:
Comment 1 Zdenek Prikryl 2007-07-26 07:44:48 EDT
I tried to built bc with:

bc 1.06-21
autoconf 2.59-12
m4 1.4.5-3el5.1

and package bc built correctly.

Could maintainer of m4 check this bug to, please?

Thanks,
Zdenek
Comment 2 Vitezslav Crhonek 2007-07-30 07:50:12 EDT
Hi,

Latest RHEL-5 m4 package is 1.4.5-3.el5.1 with backported regexp substitution
fixes from m4-1.4.6. You definitely need m4 with these fixes (see bug #221557
for more details), previous RHEL-5 m4 package 1.4.5-3 will not work.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.