As the subject says, the buildsystem is back online. It has been
upgraded to koji 1.6.0 and the two builder instances are running a new
enough kernel to build for F14 now. They should also be able to build
from the Fedora git repos as well.
I would like to thank Stephen Smoogen and Dennis Gilmore for their
extraordinary help in getting the machines rebuilt and accessible.
Let the building begin.
I started to rebuild current rawhide for ppc (and a bit for ppc64).
I am now at the point where I have all packages required for
"yum groupinstall buildsys-build" rebuilt from rawhide.
The biggest problems so far was python (and python3), which could no
longer be built on Linux ppc:
But that is fixed now. I will continue to rebuild more and more packages
for ppc and ppc64 and will soon post the results here.
I don't know anything about the Fedora development process. So can
someone point me to a page describing how it's supposed to work? I'm
looking for something like this:
1. Go to http://ppc.koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/builds?order=-state
and pick a broken package.
2. Run fedpkg something something to get the source.
3. Patch it.
4. Run koji something something to build with your patch.
5. Once it works, send patch somewhere.
Do I need an account in the koji web interface? When I click the
"login" link I get SSL errors.
To build plymouth (plymouth-0.8.4-0.20101119.2) on ppc I had to create
following patch. Before sending it to the maintainer I wanted to present
it here to make sure it is the correct way to fix it.
PAGE_SIZE seems to be not defined on ppc and following patch fixes
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@
@@ -971,6 +971,7 @@
+ int ps;
path = NULL;
@@ -986,8 +987,9 @@
- command_line = calloc (PAGE_SIZE, sizeof (char));
- bytes_read = read (fd, command_line, PAGE_SIZE - 1);
+ ps = getpagesize();
+ command_line = calloc (ps, sizeof (char));
+ bytes_read = read (fd, command_line, ps - 1);
if (bytes_read < 0)
ply_trace ("Could not read %s: %m", path);
Is that the correct way to solve it?
Thanks Adrian.. your kind work is most appreciated and I am sure you
will be well rewarded. I look forward to your results.. Thanks very
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> I started to rebuild current rawhide for ppc (and a bit for ppc64).
> I am now at the point where I have all packages required for
> "yum groupinstall buildsys-build" rebuilt from rawhide.
> The biggest problems so far was python (and python3), which could no
> longer be built on Linux ppc:
> But that is fixed now. I will continue to rebuild more and more packages
> for ppc and ppc64 and will soon post the results here.
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