Bug 441080 - qpidc: $RPM_OPT_FLAGS not used, useless debuginfo package
qpidc: $RPM_OPT_FLAGS not used, useless debuginfo package
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: qpidc (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Nuno Santos
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-05 17:33 EDT by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2013-09-12 18:09 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-06-10 09:24:09 EDT
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Use $RPM_OPT_FLAGS, fix debuginfo (852 bytes, patch)
2008-04-05 17:34 EDT, Ville Skyttä
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Description Ville Skyttä 2008-04-05 17:33:20 EDT
qpidc's build does not use $RPM_OPT_FLAGS so it misses some compiler security
features, and strips installed executables thus preventing rpmbuild from doing
its job and creating a useful debuginfo package.  Candidate fix for both
attached, build tested only.
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2008-04-05 17:34:02 EDT
Created attachment 301395 [details]
Use $RPM_OPT_FLAGS, fix debuginfo
Comment 2 Alan Conway 2008-04-14 10:01:43 EDT
Thanks for this Ville. I'm happy to apply this patch provided our brew builds
are still done with -O3. What is the proper place to set optimization flags for
our brew builds? 

Nuno - once we know our builds will still be with -O3, this patch can be applied
upstream to qpidc.spec.in in qpid repo, as it makes the spec more generic. I've
verified the full build & tests.
Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2008-04-14 13:15:20 EDT
I don't know anything about brew, but I suppose it uses the standard rpm
mechanisms.  If you want to ensure -O3 is used, replace:

    CXXFLAGS="%{optflags} -DNDEBUG" \


    CXXFLAGS="%{optflags} -O3 -DNDEBUG" \

...in the patch.  I suppose that's acceptable for Fedora as well if there's a
good reason for forcing -O3 instead of using the default (currently -O2), the
most important bits of %{optflags} are the security related ones and
debuggability of the results, not optimization levels AFAIU.
Comment 4 Alan Conway 2008-04-14 15:17:04 EDT
Comitted to  URL: https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/qpid/trunk
Revision: 647937

I verified build & test, but have not verified the debuginfo packages.
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 04:57:41 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 6 Alan Conway 2008-09-30 10:11:53 EDT
This bug is out of date - the RPM spec and build scripts have been moved out of the qpid source tree. I believe the debuginfo issue has been addressed, verify the debuginfo packages produced by our fedora RPM builds in koji.
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Comment 8 Alan Conway 2009-06-10 09:24:09 EDT
Verified that debuginfo works in 0.5.752600-5.fc10

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