Bug 739189 - FTBFS: m4 1.4.16 on kernel >= 2.6.39
Summary: FTBFS: m4 1.4.16 on kernel >= 2.6.39
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: m4
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Vitezslav Crhonek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-09-16 18:03 UTC by DJ Delorie
Modified: 2011-10-18 22:12 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: m4-1.4.16-2.fc15
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-10-18 22:12:51 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
patch to check for EINVAL also (343 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2011-09-16 18:03 UTC, DJ Delorie
no flags Details

Description DJ Delorie 2011-09-16 18:03:39 UTC
Created attachment 523597 [details]
patch to check for EINVAL also

m4 1.4.16 will FTBFS on any builder with kernel >= 2.6.39 due to:

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2011-03/msg00308.html

The symptom is a failure in its testsuite for readlink.

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2011-09-20 11:10:16 UTC
m4-1.4.16-2.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/m4-1.4.16-2.fc16

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2011-09-20 11:32:25 UTC
m4-1.4.16-2.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/m4-1.4.16-2.fc15

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2011-09-21 00:00:24 UTC
Package m4-1.4.16-2.fc15:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing m4-1.4.16-2.fc15'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/m4-1.4.16-2.fc15
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2011-10-11 03:17:30 UTC
m4-1.4.16-2.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2011-10-18 22:12:51 UTC
m4-1.4.16-2.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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