Bug 5936 - problems recompiling SRPM's
problems recompiling SRPM's
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 1999-10-14 01:25 EDT by seifried
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-13 18:39:25 EST
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Description seifried 1999-10-14 01:25:26 EDT
Ok, I needed to recompile all the RPM's for Red Hat Linux
6.1 so I could stackguard them. So I wrote a script that
did it, took a while, and when done not bad. About 80 rpm's
failed to compile. For example grep compiles and create
working binaries, but the package fails to build (that
is /var/tmp/anonftp/ is populated, but no rpm gets
assembled). anonftp is set to use libraries that are
incorrect numbers/etc. I was doing my compiling on a Red
Hat 6.1 install with _all_ the packages installed. Anyways,
this is really aggravating that I cannot recompile Red Hat
6.1 RPM's on a clean Red Hat 6.1 system. What do you guys
compile stuff on? I can mostly work around this, but it is
a pain.

------- Additional Comments From   10/14/99 07:18 -------
I can second this:
Tried to rebuild gdm. The gdm.spec pointed to files that were not in
the package. Even after removing the dead reference, packages were not
build correctly. Haven't tried other packeges yet...
Used a complete install of Cartman!
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-14 11:36:59 EDT
Try unsetting LINGUAS before you rebuild.

Most likely, autoconf is testing the value of LINGUAS, and then
it decides that you don't want to build any translations.Try unsetting LINGUAS before you rebuild.

Most likely, autoconf is testing the value of LINGUAS, and then
it decides that you don't want to build any translations.

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