[Rpm-maint] [Rpm-announce] RPM 4.14.0 release candidate 2 is out

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at redhat.com
Mon Oct 2 10:34:01 UTC 2017

On 10/02/2017 12:20 PM, Thierry Vignaud wrote:
> On 28 September 2017 at 16:06, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at redhat.com> wrote:
>> There aren't that many changes since rc1, but enough to warrant a second
>> release candidate instead of going for final. The important ones being:
>> - Fix a bug of file triggers failing on some packages (MgBug:18797, in
>> 4.13.x already)
>> - Fix a regression on 32bit architectures on generation of packages over 2GB
>> in size (RhBug:1492587)
>> - Fix rpm following arbitrary directory symlinks on installation
>> (CVE-2017-7500)
>> - Fix rpm following symlinks on file creation (CVE-2017-7501)
>> - Adjust verification to match the new directory symlink rule
>> - Forbid 'if' richops in 'or' context and 'unless' richops in 'and' context
>> As usual, the details + download info at:
>>          http://rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.14.0
>> Oh and release notes changed to use SHA256 instead of SHA1 for the source
>> checksum. Guess it's about time.
> perl-RPM4's testsuite seems to have caught a regression:
> Simulating several simulate rpm -bi in a row now fails with:
> error: Wrong number of entries for tag Filemodes: 2 found but 1 expected.
> As a workaround, we've to reload the spec file between 2 tests:
> http://svnweb.mageia.org/packages/cauldron/perl-RPM4/current/SOURCES/reload-spec-file-before-builds.patch?revision=1143572&view=markup
> I've attached the output of erl t/04spec.t with & w/o this patch

Wild guess: debuginfo link creation.

Does setting %_build_id_links to "none" or "alldebug" make the issue go 

	- Panu -

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