Bug 250253 - No hevea packages on ppc64 (ocaml)
Summary: No hevea packages on ppc64 (ocaml)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hevea
Version: 11
Hardware: ppc64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard W.M. Jones
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 239077
Blocks: FE-ExcludeArch-ppc64, F-ExcludeArch-ppc64
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-07-31 13:26 UTC by Jeffrey C. Ollie
Modified: 2013-07-17 13:06 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-11-02 20:32:24 UTC
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Description Jeffrey C. Ollie 2007-07-31 13:26:14 UTC
According to koji, hevea hasn't been built since FC6 which means that it hasn't
been built on PPC64.  ejabberd uses hevea to build it's documentation, thus it
can't build on PPC64.

Here's a link to hevea in koji:

Comment 1 Andreas Thienemann 2007-08-14 14:03:59 UTC
Can't fix until ocaml has been rebuilt.

Comment 2 Richard W.M. Jones 2008-03-01 12:26:42 UTC
Is the problem here just lack of ppc64 support?  If so then David Woodhouse
has recently produced a patch for ppc64 support for OCaml, and this is now
in Rawhide.  However it hasn't received a lot of testing yet.

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Comment 4 Richard W.M. Jones 2008-05-14 14:03:12 UTC
Pushing this to F-10, add magic word 'ocaml', and assigning it over to me.
There shouldn't be a problem building it on ppc64 now.

Comment 5 Richard W.M. Jones 2008-05-14 14:41:56 UTC
Here's a Koji scratch build for F-10 which interestingly failed for some rather
random-looking reason on ppc64:

Doesn't appear to be related to ppc64 support in OCaml however, so I'm going
to try it again, then look at the package on David Woodhouse's test machine.

Spec URL: http://www.annexia.org/tmp/ocaml/hevea.spec
* Wed May 14 2008 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones@redhat.com> - 1.10-2
- Fixed typo in description.
- Remove ExcludeArch, ppc64 port now available in OCaml >= 3.10.1.
- tetex-* -> texlive-* in Fedora >= 9.
- Fix rpmlint warning about macro in changelog section.
- Fix rpmlint warning about mixed use of tabs & spaces.
- Convert CHANGES file to UTF-8.

Comment 6 Jeffrey C. Ollie 2008-08-05 23:52:23 UTC
CLosing this as I no longer maintain ejabberd.

Comment 7 Peter Lemenkov 2009-04-21 08:07:54 UTC
Reopening it since hevea still absent for ppc64.

Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 09:16:55 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 9 Jeffrey C. Ollie 2009-11-02 19:43:28 UTC
Is this still an issue?  If so is there some way to get me unlisted as the reporter as I no longer have an interest in ejabberd/hevea.

Comment 10 Richard W.M. Jones 2009-11-02 20:32:24 UTC
AFAIK there is no way to change the reporter of a bug.

However since we discontinued PPC64 in Fedora 13+, I think it's
a good time to close this.

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