Bug 89520 - glib doesn't build without redhat-rpm-config?
Summary: glib doesn't build without redhat-rpm-config?
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glib   
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Version: 9
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Jay Turner
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Reported: 2003-04-23 19:09 UTC by Jeff Johnson
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:04 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-14 18:17:30 UTC
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log of failed glib build (38.71 KB, text/plain)
2003-04-23 20:12 UTC, Aaron Hanson
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Description Jeff Johnson 2003-04-23 19:09:08 UTC
This smells like a needless and unnecessary bug:

On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 11:52:53AM -0700, Aaron Hanson wrote:
> It seems that if /usr/lib/rpm/redhat/macros is present, it overrides
/usr/lib/rpm/macros. This is what I'm seeing. And the redhat glib source rpm
only builds with the redhat version of macros.

Yes, overrides, but you claimed no (well strangely) %configure w/o

glib not building w/o redhat-rpm-config installed means something else
is broke. There is no reason for that dependency imho, smells more
like a bug to me.

In fact, now it is: 

73 de Jeff

Comment 1 Owen Taylor 2003-04-23 19:13:21 UTC
Could someone give me a build log with the failure? Is this glib
or glib2?

Comment 2 Aaron Hanson 2003-04-23 20:12:23 UTC
Created attachment 91261 [details]
log of failed glib build

On other systems, one of the first things the %configure macro does is copy
config.guess and config.sub files to the build directory. That doesn't happen
here. Then it is decided that libtool doesn't support shared libraries, and
thus no shared libs are built.

Comment 3 Matthias Clasen 2005-09-14 18:17:30 UTC
Please try to reproduce this against a supported release and reopen if you can.

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