Bug 30127 - need additional version dependency on mktemp
need additional version dependency on mktemp
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-28 21:58 EST by James Manning
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-28 22:06:27 EST
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Description James Manning 2001-02-28 21:58:55 EST
since mkinitrd utilizes mktemp, it needs a version check against it.

Specifically, on a 6.2 box, I upgraded kernel, mkinitrd, and modutils,
but mkinitrd failed since the 6.2 mktemp wouldn't work for this setup:

jmm@bp6:/home/jmm> sudo mkinitrd /boot/initrd-2.4.1-0.1.9 2.4.1-0.1.9
error: -d option is not supported on Linux
error: -d option is not supported on Linux
Error creating temporaries.  Try again

Unable to confirm that a newer mktemp is indeed the "real" fix, as a 6.2
box can't upgrade glibc to 2.2.2 without big breakage and I haven't
rebuilt the source rpm yet.
Comment 1 James Manning 2001-02-28 22:03:58 EST
confirmed... rebuilt mktemp-1.5-8 from .src.rpm and it works without the errors.
Comment 2 James Manning 2001-02-28 22:05:57 EST
switchover to RHL Beta, as per glen's instructions (can't change this and
version at the same time, bear with me)
Comment 3 Matt Wilson 2001-02-28 22:07:35 EST
fixed in mkinitrd-3.0.9

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