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Bug 1083725 - Add ppc64le support to nspr
Summary: Add ppc64le support to nspr
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nspr
Version: rawhide
Hardware: ppc64le
OS: Linux
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Elio Maldonado Batiz
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks: F-ExcludeArch-ppc64le, PPC64LETracker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2014-04-02 20:15 UTC by Gustavo Luiz Duarte
Modified: 2014-09-18 09:01 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: nspr-4.10.4-2.fc21
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-09-18 09:01:19 UTC


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Description Gustavo Luiz Duarte 2014-04-02 20:15:50 UTC
Description of problem:
The new little-endian 64-bit PowerPC platform (powerpc64le-linux) is not currently supported by NSPR.  The changes required to add support are:

- Update config.guess / config.sub to current GNU config upstream versions
- Correctly set endian macros in pr/include/md/_linux.cfg

Here is a patch written by Ulrich Weigand that does that and has been merged into mozilla-central.
https://bug977685.bugzilla.mozilla.org/attachment.cgi?id=8383149

Can we please get Ulrich's patch included in Rawhide?

Comment 1 Karsten Hopp 2014-09-18 09:01:19 UTC
builds fine on ppc64le, closing


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