Bug 442908 - yaboot builds against binary copy of libext2fs.a
yaboot builds against binary copy of libext2fs.a
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: yaboot (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
: rc
: ---
Assigned To: Roman Rakus
James Laska
Depends On: 442904
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2008-04-17 11:05 EDT by Ric Wheeler
Modified: 2014-01-12 19:07 EST (History)
5 users (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-01-20 17:15:21 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description David Woodhouse 2008-04-17 11:05:49 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #442904 +++

We don't build yaboot completely from source -- in versions <= 1.3.13, the
"source" tarball contains a prebuilt copy of libext2fs.a, which we were using.

Version 1.3.14 builds against the system's static libext2fs.a. That also
concerns me a little -- yaboot is far from being a standard environment; we
build with -nostdlib etc.  But it seems to work.
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-06-02 16:05:28 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 17:15:21 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.