Bug 81190 - rpm BuildRequires: elfutils-devel
rpm BuildRequires: elfutils-devel
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 84526
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-01-06 12:04 EST by Jon Willeke
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:50:57 EST
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Description Jon Willeke 2003-01-06 12:04:22 EST
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Description of problem:
I tried to build RPM to test the fix for bug 75057.  The build failed in
debugedit.c, because gelf.h and dwarf.h were not present.  These are provided by

The spec file (and possibly the configure script) should catch this dependency.
 Note that RPM 4.2-0.25.1 in RH 8.0 does specify BuildRequires: elfutils-devel.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. confirm that elfutils-devel is not installed
2. confirm that gelf.h and dwarf.h are not present
3. rpmbuild --rebuild rpm-4.2-0.50.src.rpm

Actual Results:  Build aborts compiling debugedit.c.

Expected Results:  Build should abort immediately if elfutils-devel is not

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-02-18 11:44:15 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 84526 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:50:57 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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