Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 406001
rpm-build: strict (build-id) checking in /usr/lib/rpm/find-debuginfo.sh cannot be turned off
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:29:20 EST
Description of problem:
rpm-build: strict (build-id) checking in /usr/lib/rpm/find-debuginfo.sh cannot
be turned off
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[f8] /usr/lib/rpm # rpm -qf /usr/lib/rpm/find-debuginfo.sh
Steps to Reproduce:
Please see detailed information below
I'm using rpmbuild on a fedora 8 system.
Some of our packages are not yet compliant with the new --build-id ld flag
My understanding is that the find-debuginfo.sh script was designed to have the
strict checking feature turned off by default, and had an option to turn it on.
But unfortunately it reads :
28 # Barf on missing build IDs.
29 # XXX temporarily on by default
So there does not seem to be a simple way to turn it off, as we would like to,
even temporarily until we get all builds properly fixed (which btw would be
greatly simpler if gcc would understand --build-id)
I would expect, either that the default value would be set to false as the
comment suggests, or to have an option to turn strict checking off so I could use
to work around this issue
I believe the version of rpm-build that I'm using is the latest one
Created attachment 273941 [details]
default value for strict checking : false
(In reply to comment #0)
> [f8] /usr/lib/rpm # rpm -qf /usr/lib/rpm/find-debuginfo.sh
rpm-build is a subpackage of rpm, not rpmdevtools -> reassigning.
Yup, the bits to control build-id behavior through
_missing_build_ids_terminate_build macro never made it to F8. Better late than
never of course...
Does this mean that you plan on publishing a fixed version as part of the
standard f8 updates ? If so, what kind of timeframe would that be ?
I'm asking because we're kind of stuck here, and working around this problem by
our own means is likely to involve quite a few uggly and useless tricks ...
Thanks in advance -- Thierry
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