Bug 922770 - tog-pegasus 2.12.0 is FTBFS on ARM
Summary: tog-pegasus 2.12.0 is FTBFS on ARM
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tog-pegasus
Version: 19
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Vitezslav Crhonek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: ARMTracker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-03-18 13:14 UTC by Peter Robinson
Modified: 2013-05-24 20:26 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: tog-pegasus-2.12.1-3.fc19
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-05-24 20:26:35 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch to replace ARM (XScale) atomic operations (4.55 KB, patch)
2013-04-22 20:25 UTC, D. Marlin
no flags Details | Diff

Description Peter Robinson 2013-03-18 13:14:14 UTC
2.12.x is FTBFS on ARM. Previous versions built OK


./bin/TestScope +++++ passed all tests
./bin/TestStack +++++ passed all tests
./bin/TestStopwatch +++++ passed all tests
./bin/TestStrToInstName +++++ passed all tests
./bin/TestString +++++ passed all tests
./bin/TestTimeValue +++++ passed all tests
./bin/TestToMof +++++ passed all tests
make[1]: *** [prestarttests_internal] Segmentation fault
make: *** [prestarttests] Error 2
error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.fLnGL9 (%check)
RPM build errors:
    bogus date in %changelog: Wed Aug 25 2009 Tomas Mraz <tmraz@redhat.com> - 2:2.9.0-5
    bogus date in %changelog: Mon Jun 16 2009 Vitezslav Crhonek <vcrhonek@redhat.com> - 2:2.9.0-1
    Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.fLnGL9 (%check)
Child return code was: 1
EXCEPTION: Command failed. See logs for output.

Comment 1 Gwyn Ciesla 2013-03-19 13:52:31 UTC
Fixed up bad dates in rawhide, but still fails on my rpi.  Investigating.

Comment 2 Vitezslav Crhonek 2013-03-19 14:18:47 UTC
Build is finished fine, the error occurs in %check section. One of the test binary segfaults on ARM.

Comment 3 D. Marlin 2013-04-22 20:25:33 UTC
Created attachment 738673 [details]
Patch to replace ARM (XScale) atomic operations

This patch replaces the XScale and x86 GNU platform specific assembly code for atomic operations with platform-neutral code from GCC builtins (libatomic).

Comment 4 D. Marlin 2013-04-22 20:26:47 UTC
I believe the issue is in the atomic operations on ARM:


The code there was old (XScale), and did not work on modern ARM SOCs.  I replaced that code with platform neutral code using GCC built-ins (libatomic), and was able to successfully complete a build.

Since the new code is platform neutral, I also tried replacing the x86 GNU atomic operations with the same (shared) code, and a scratch build completed successfully on both ARM and x86:


I have uploaded a patch for 2.12.1 that makes the above changes.

Comment 5 D. Marlin 2013-05-02 13:20:37 UTC
A newer patch has been submitted upstream.  Please see:


If accepted, it will be applied to the trunk and 2.12-branch.

Comment 6 D. Marlin 2013-05-06 16:35:30 UTC
This has now been commited upstream.


Please pull in these changes for the Fedora 18 and 19 builds.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-05-07 13:13:44 UTC
tog-pegasus-2.12.1-3.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2013-05-07 20:46:27 UTC
Package tog-pegasus-2.12.1-3.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing tog-pegasus-2.12.1-3.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2013-05-24 20:26:35 UTC
tog-pegasus-2.12.1-3.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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