Bug 519500 - Busybox is not building on S390
Summary: Busybox is not building on S390
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: busybox
Version: 6.0
Hardware: s390
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: alpha
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Assignee: Denys Vlasenko
QA Contact: qe-baseos-daemons
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-08-26 21:08 UTC by Denise Dumas
Modified: 2010-07-02 18:54 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: busybox-1.14.1-6.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-07-02 18:54:17 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Proposed fix (relative to RHEL 6 cvs) (2.17 KB, patch)
2009-08-27 16:18 UTC, Denys Vlasenko
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Description Denise Dumas 2009-08-26 21:08:25 UTC
Description of problem:

busybox seems to assume that s390x is an alpha processor, at least that's what
I think without without spending more than a few seconds looking at the log:

Talk with Karsten Hopp for details - #fedora-S390x 
This is a blocker for RHEL6 Alpha 2

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2009-08-27 13:12:50 UTC
Simplest answer appears to be to not use uclibc on s390.

Comment 2 Denys Vlasenko 2009-08-27 16:18:45 UTC
Created attachment 358904 [details]
Proposed fix (relative to RHEL 6 cvs)

Test build is at


Comment 3 Denys Vlasenko 2009-08-31 08:26:25 UTC
I'd apply this patch to RHEL6 cvs, but I'm getting this:

# cvs commit
cvs commit: Examining .

**** Access denied: dvlasenk is not in ACL for rpms/busybox/RHEL-6
cvs commit: Pre-commit check failed
cvs [commit aborted]: correct above errors first!
cvs commit: saving log message in /tmp/cvsYq3FfJ

Whom should I need to talk to in order to get write access to cvs?

Comment 7 Denys Vlasenko 2009-09-11 07:30:27 UTC
Updated Rawhide cvs. Here is the (non-scratch) build:


The same sources and .spec are building successfully as RHEL6 scratch build.
Here is it:


If I understand correctly, RHEL6 branch is not open for commits yet.
If I need to do anything more to make RHEL6 build error go away, please let me know.

Comment 9 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2009-10-28 15:50:51 UTC
Fixed in 'busybox-1.14.1-6.el6', included in compose 'RHEL6.0-20091027.3'.
Moving to ON_QA.

Comment 11 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-07-02 18:54:17 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta 2 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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