Bug 78093 - kernel build from src rpm doesn't build to correct platform
kernel build from src rpm doesn't build to correct platform
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm-build (Show other bugs)
7.2
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-11-18 18:40 EST by Joseph Shraibman
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-22 12:33:52 EST
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Description Joseph Shraibman 2002-11-18 18:40:06 EST
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Description of problem:
Doing rpm --rebuild kernel-2.4.18-18.7.x.src.rpm on i686 and athlon machines
builds kenel packages for i386, not i686 or athlon. The build process should
automatically detect the correct architecture.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm --rebuild kernel-2.4.18-18.7.x.src.rpm


Additional info:

What exactly is the format for the --target option? The man page for rpm says
arch-vendor-os but what do I use for vendor and os?
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-11-19 03:55:10 EST
rpmbuild --rebuild --target i686 kernel-2.4.18-18.7.x.src.rpm
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2002-11-22 09:58:46 EST
vendor and os can be (and usually are)
skipped for linux.
Comment 3 Joseph Shraibman 2002-11-22 12:33:45 EST
1) Just because there is a workaround doesn't mean this isn't a bug
2) If vendor and os aren't required say so in the documentation. Users like me
have no way of knowing that vender and os aren't required.

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