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Bug 85656

Summary: Rebuild sendmail-8.12.8-1.80.src.rpm in 6.2, 7.1, 7.3 broken
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Damon Gunther <damon.gunther>
Component: sendmailAssignee: Florian La Roche <laroche>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Damon Gunther 2003-03-05 16:54:20 UTC
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Description of problem:
When trying to rebuild sendmail-8.12.8-1.80.src.rpm under 6.2, 7.1, and 7.3 the
build fails with various problems.  After figuring out the problem, I found fixes.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install sendmail-8.12.8-1.80.src.rpm
2.Run rpm -bb on spec file

Actual Results:  7.1 build:  The build is looking for file,
of which is specified in the patch sendmail-8.11.0-redhat.patch as
redhat.config.m4.  The build fails with the error:

+ sed -e 's,%{_libdir},/usr/lib,g' -e 's,%{_lib},lib,g'
sed: can't read No such file or directory

7.3 build: The build looks for db4, which does not exist in 7.3. Error:

/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -ldb-4.0

Expected Results:  7.1:  The sendmail-8.11.0-redhat.patch file should specify

7.3 expected:  The sendmail-8.12.2-redhat.patch needs to have -ldb-4.0 changed
to -ldb.  The include for /usr/include/db4 is harmless.

Additional info:

The build also fails for 6.2, in the same form the 7.1 build did looking for  That patch file is sendmail-8.11.0-redhat.patch2 and
should be changed likewise.

My build failed for 6.2 when it got to the nested ifs around like 52 of the spec
file.  But I am using an older version of rpm, so I suspect that is the problem.
 MY problem.  :)

Comment 1 Florian La Roche 2003-03-05 21:22:55 UTC
I have uploaded sendmail-8.12.8-4b.src.rpm to Let me know if that
still fails to build for you.


Florian La Roche

Comment 2 Florian La Roche 2003-03-06 11:17:00 UTC
Ok, the rpm on works for me, please open a new request if
you have further improvements to our sendmail rpm.


Florian La Roche