Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 514991
rakarrack not built with $RPM_OPT_FLAGS
Last modified: 2011-05-24 23:13:50 EDT
rakarrack is not built with $RPM_OPT_FLAGS and thus lacks compiler security features and -g resulting in a useless debuginfo package.
There's also something else apparently wrong with the build (maybe some outdated generated files?); after running configure the build ends up invoking autotools and running configure internally again; this might be the root cause. I haven't checked this, just peeked at the build logs.
Thanks Ville, for pointing that out. Just back from vacation, should get a chance to look at it this weekend, Dave.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.
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(In reply to comment #1)
> Thanks Ville, for pointing that out. Just back from vacation, should get a
> chance to look at it this weekend, Dave.
Or maybe this year!
I confirmed that gdb considers -debuginfo useless. Taking a further look.
(In reply to comment #4)
> I confirmed that gdb considers -debuginfo useless. Taking a further look.
No success with understanding what is going wrong. Asked upstream:
Fixed in build rakarrack-0.3.0-5.fc13
Ville: could you please confirm both proper build and operation, if you get a few moments ?
That one seems better, however it still passes some gcc flags that might cause problems: I think I've heard -fomit-frame-pointer making the debug info pretty much useless, and -msse2 in the i686 build probably makes the package not work on non-SSE2 x86 boxes (should not be an issue for the x86_64 build, and might be desirable there).
It also still has the problem that it ends up invoking autotools 2nd time after configure which may at least in theory result in our CFLAGS being lost if autotools happen to be installed (look for lines following the first "+ /usr/bin/make -j4" in the build logs).
Also, %configure --disable-dependency-tracking could make the build logs somewhat more readable and result in possible slight build speedups.
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Looks like "-msse2 -mfpmath=sse" is the only remaining issue in 0.5.8-2.fc14
By default configure optimizes for the machine it is building upon. I've added arch specific configure options to enable the best options for Fedora x86 and x86_64 compiles. While not strictly using only the Fedora CxxFLAGS, it appears all the correct executable security related items are being passed. Comments ?
rakarrack-0.6.1-4.git47245c3.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
rakarrack-0.6.1-4.git47245c3.fc14 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 14.
rakarrack-0.6.1-4.git47245c3.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 13 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing rakarrack-0.6.1-4.git47245c3.fc13'
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rakarrack-0.6.1-4.git47245c3.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
rakarrack-0.6.1-4.git47245c3.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
rakarrack-0.6.1-4.git47245c3.fc14 has been pushed to the Fedora 14 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.