rpm and platform detection

Alice Wonder alicewonder at shastaherps.org
Mon Apr 15 19:18:42 UTC 2013

On 4/15/2013 10:02 AM, Tim Mooney wrote:
> In regard to: Re: rpm and platform detection, Alice Wonder said (at
> 2:57am...:
>> config.guess was not the problem, it gives same results as any platform.
>> With the manual changes to the RPM macros, it did build RPMs but the
>> without the ability to autodect dependencies etc. - I did not have
>> elfutils installed.
>> I grabbed the latest elfutils and compiled it and installed it, and
>> doing so broke my tool chain, I was not able to compile anything after
>> that, I suspect it replaced something. The actually happened in
>> configure scripts while testing ability to link.
> So maybe you should figure out what's going wrong there, as elfutils
> is part of many Linux distributions.

Figured out - a typo in the configure --host and --build - options - all 
dandy now.

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