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Bug 76827

Summary: genhdlist (from the anaconda source package) doesn't work
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <suntong001>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Michael Fulbright <msf>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Need Real Name 2002-10-27 17:52:38 UTC
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Description of problem:
1. genhdlist can't be compiled out of box
2. It failed to work (segmentation fault) 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install the anaconda source package
2. cd util
3. make genhdlist

Actual Results:  

Please note that I don't have my RH8 box at hand, I'll try to be as accurate as

Symptom: rpm.h not found.
Reason: -I point to the wrong location
Solve: use -I/user/include/rpm instead of -I/user/include/rpm-4.0.4

Symptom: -lrpm-4.0.4 not found. 
Reason: cc is looking for librpm4.0.4.a, but only is installed.
So are the rest of libraries (librpmdb, etc)
Solve: remove the -static compiler switch

Symptom: segmentation fault
Duplicate: Use it to generate the hdlist files as it is supposed to be. I am
able to generate hdlist files in previous RH versions.
Reason: ??
Solve: see below "Additional Information"

Expected Results:  hdlist & hdlist2 generated in base directory.

Additional info:

In order to look for other alternatives, I've tried the following:

- I install the rpm source release, compiled, and installed. But the problem
remains (still no librpm4.0.4.a, only installed)

- Tried to build against rpm-4.1 library. Found out that it is an irrelevant
issue because of one function (rpmReadHeader?) is dropped from 4.1, because of
the link failure.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-10-30 19:16:22 UTC
You need to install the librpm404-devel package