Bug 240499 - Stripesnoop will not build/function on ppc/ppc64
Stripesnoop will not build/function on ppc/ppc64
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: stripesnoop (Show other bugs)
powerpc Linux
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Assigned To: Tom "spot" Callaway
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: FE-ExcludeArch-ppc64/F-ExcludeArch-ppc64 F-ExcludeArch-ppc
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Reported: 2007-05-17 17:41 EDT by Tom "spot" Callaway
Modified: 2013-02-07 10:28 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-02-07 10:23:55 EST
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Description Tom "spot" Callaway 2007-05-17 17:41:02 EDT
stripesnoop doesn't build on ppc/ppc64, because those platforms do not have
Comment 1 David Woodhouse 2007-05-17 20:15:27 EDT
They have /dev/port.
Comment 2 Till Maas 2007-09-11 18:25:01 EDT
Is this related to build errors because of missing sys/io.h? In case the answer
is yes: vbetool and flashrom complain about a missing sys/io.h, how can this be
Comment 3 Tom "spot" Callaway 2007-09-12 09:38:25 EDT
No, this is specifically because stripesnoop tries to access inb() and outb().
They do live in sys/io.h. You want to look at why those applications #include
sys/io.h, there may be ways to work around it.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 20:46:03 EDT
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
against rawhide during the development of a Fedora release that is no
longer maintained. In order to refocus our efforts as a project we are
flagging all of the open bugs for releases which are no longer
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Comment 5 Tom "spot" Callaway 2008-04-03 22:33:12 EDT
Yep, still a PPC blocker.
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-05-13 22:54:50 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 18:36:46 EDT
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Comment 8 Karsten Hopp 2013-02-07 10:23:55 EST
This should have been closed long ago. None of the supported Fedora releases still includes google-perftools
Comment 9 Karsten Hopp 2013-02-07 10:28:28 EST
woops, wrong bugzilla for that comment #8. 
Anyway, the bugzilla has been written for F9 and it is quite unlikely that stripesnoop will be fixed.

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