Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439344
rpmbuild crashing in libelf.so.1 on x86_64
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:56:26 EST
Description of problem:
Im attempting to create an RPM package of a binary only toolkit that is
currently distributed in tar format. Im playing with the rpmbuild system just to
see if I can put together a working package. For some reason though, rpmbuild
segfaults in libelf.so.1.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download 100mb tar.bz2 of the directory I am trying to rpm. Unpack to /root/
2. Change to top dir with specfile
3. rpmbuild -ba <filename>.spec
[root@ant aclab-rpm]# rpmbuild -ba aclab.spec
Processing files: aclab-drivers-188.8.131.523-1
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
I was unable to create a smaller test case, so have provided the whole lot for
reproducability. I realise that my use of rpm is probably not kosher, as I am a
beginner packager trying to learn the ropes. I expect a segfault in libelf.so.1
is not acceptable, even there is a problem with my use of the tools.
I have a fix upstream.
elfutils-0.135-1.fc7 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 7
elfutils-0.135-1.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
elfutils-0.135-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
elfutils-0.135-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update elfutils'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F7/FEDORA-2008-4457
elfutils-0.135-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
elfutils-0.135-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
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