Bug 7324 - rpm build stops, no error reported.
rpm build stops, no error reported.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-11-25 06:53 EST by robert
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-27 10:36:57 EST
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Description robert 1999-11-25 06:53:22 EST
I managed to confuse rpm with some general stupidity:

The install section of my spec file made incorrect links for a dynamic
library. Something like:

$ ls -al
/usr/lib/libestjava.so.1 -> libestbase.so.1.2*
/usr/lib/libestjava.so.1.2 -> libestbase.so.1.2.1*
/usr/lib/libestjava.so.1.2.1->libestbase.so.1.2.1.1*
/usr/lib/libestjava.so.1.2.1.1*

(don't ask why we've got 4 numbers in library names)

When RPM got to the finding dependency stage it just stopped without
building packages, and reported no errors.

It isn't a great problem, just not getting an error message meant it took
me a while to track the problem down...

Regards,
Rob Clark.
CSTR, University of Edinburgh
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-11-27 10:36:59 EST
RPM always reports errors, but the error message is often not the last
line on the screen. Go back through the output and you'll find the packaging
error.

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