Bug 449810 - Build systemtap on ppc
Summary: Build systemtap on ppc
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: systemtap
Version: 9
Hardware: powerpc
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Frank Ch. Eigler
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-03 18:21 UTC by Kumar Gala
Modified: 2009-07-14 15:20 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 15:20:22 UTC
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Description Kumar Gala 2008-06-03 18:21:32 UTC
Description of problem:

We should build systemtap on ppc.  Its not clear to me why the .spec file has:

ExcludeArch: ppc

Comment 1 Frank Ch. Eigler 2008-06-03 18:35:01 UTC
This is because the staprun/stapio programs must match the word size of the
kernel.  Are you running a .ppc or .ppc64 kernel?
See also <http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4037>.

Comment 2 Kumar Gala 2008-06-03 18:40:07 UTC
This is on a .ppc kernel.  I seems wrong to not provide the functionality on a
pure 32-bit machine.

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