Bug 520468 - icu-4.2.1-5.fc12 rebuild problems for RHEL-6
Summary: icu-4.2.1-5.fc12 rebuild problems for RHEL-6
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: icu
Version: 6.0
Hardware: s390x
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: alpha
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Assignee: Caolan McNamara
QA Contact: desktop-bugs@redhat.com
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-08-31 15:47 UTC by Karsten Hopp
Modified: 2009-10-14 22:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-09-01 11:13:55 UTC

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Description Karsten Hopp 2009-08-31 15:47:32 UTC
Description of problem:
 icu-4.2.1-5.fc12 cannot be rebuilt on s390x for RHEL6:

ar: creating uconvmsg/libuconvmsg.a
genccode: --match-arch cpu=3 bits=32 big-endian=2
g++ -O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -march=z9-109 -mtune=z10 -W -Wall -ansi -pedantic -Wpointer-arith -Wwrite-strings -Wno-long-long   -o ../../bin/uconv uconv.o uwmsg.o -L../../lib -licui18n -L../../lib -licuuc -L../../lib -L../../stubdata -licudata -lpthread -lm   uconvmsg/libuconvmsg.a
/usr/bin/ld: unknown architecture of input file `uconvmsg/libuconvmsg.a(uconvmsg_dat.o)' is incompatible with s390:64-bit output
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status

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Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2009-08-31 15:58:32 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 2 Caolan McNamara 2009-08-31 19:18:51 UTC
Hmm, on the bright side I've definitely built an older icu (as part of the vanilla openoffice.org *internal* icu) so while I haven't a clue about this it should be possible to get this to work.

Comment 3 Caolan McNamara 2009-09-01 11:13:55 UTC
part of this is https://bugs.icu-project.org/trac/ticket/6969
but most of this is from "checking for genccode assembly... " which is blank and leads the build into a blind alley where the default is 32bit output. 
I've added a simple fix as https://bugs.icu-project.org/trac/ticket/7119

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Comment 4 Caolan McNamara 2009-09-01 11:14:23 UTC

Comment 5 Dennis Gilmore 2009-10-14 22:09:18 UTC
for the record the objects its trying to link are 32 bit x86  not just 32 bit of the native arch.  32 bit sparc was failing also.

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