RPM 4.8.0 && %_filter_GLIBC_PRIVATE

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Mon Dec 10 21:18:12 UTC 2012

On 12/10/2012 09:38 PM, David Abdurachmanov wrote:
> Hi,
> I am building RPM for GNU GCC 4.8.0 (prerelease), which now includes TSAN (Thread Sanitizer). That pulls in ld-linux-x86-64.so.2(GLIBC_PRIVATE)(64bit) as a dependency, yet glibc RPM from system has it filtered our from provides.
> I set %_filter_GLIBC_PRIVATE to 1 in macros file, yet it still puts GLIBC_PRIVATE in my GCC RPM requires.
> I also have %_use_internal_dependency_generator disabled (set to 0).
> I also tried to put some rpmlog commands in RPM code to get some internal state information, but I didn't find any of those messages in rpmbuild (-vv) logs.
> Any ideas why filtering out doesn't work?

%_filter_GLIBC_PRIVATE only affects the internal dependency generator. 
One of the many kludgy quirks and differences between the two modes...

	- Panu -

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