Bug 786 - Binary rpm's can not handle dump backups
Binary rpm's can not handle dump backups
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: amanda (Show other bugs)
5.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-01-11 20:12 EST by gmagyarf
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-01-17 16:01:07 EST
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Description gmagyarf 1999-01-11 20:12:59 EST
Symptom: Amanda-client was not able to back up using dump,
when installed from the binary. Rebuilding from SRPM made it
work.

Cause: Amanda binaries have the paths to dump and restore
hardwired into them (why???). These are determined during
configure. This is an old bug/feature of amanda (see
docs/FAQ). I suppose the RH build host did not have the
dump package installed. Amanda builds merrily w/o dump
support - gnutar is still fine.

Quick fix: Build rpms on host with the dump package
installed.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-01-17 16:01:59 EST
Fixed in powertools-5.2.1 amanda-2.4.1-2. Thanks.

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