[Rpm-maint] rpmbuild error with (but not 4.4.2)

Joachim Worringen joachim at dolphinics.com
Tue Nov 27 17:55:02 UTC 2007

Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Nov 2007, Joachim Worringen wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> we are building RPMs from an autotools-based source tree being 
>> installed via plain "make install". This works fine with rpmbuild up 
>> to 4.4.2 (RHEL5), but fails with Fedora Core 8, which has rpmbuild 
>> version and -7.fc8) installed. The log says:
>> "
>> + cd /tmp/DISRPMROOT_282/BUILD/Dolphin-3.3.0
>> + /usr/lib/rpm/check-buildroot
>     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> "
>> Is there a problem with the libs being in lib64, not in lib? But as I 
>> said, this works fine with rpm 4.4.2 and before.
> It's not rpm version issue per se, no version of rpm executes 
> check-buildroot by default. My guess: on F8 you've set up your rpmbuild 
> environment with 'rpmdev-setuptree' which sticks some extra checks into 
> your ~/.rpmmacros.

I don't use rpmdev-setuptree, at least not explicitely.

> The actual problem of files in buildroot referring to buildroot almost 
> certainly exists on RHEL5 too, you're just not seeing it because of rpm 
> configuration difference.

Probably - the issue is fixed now, see my other reply. Thanks!


Joachim Worringen, Software Architect, Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
phone ++49/(0)228/324 08 17 - http://www.dolphinics.com

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