FYI: NVR issues from f12 -> f13

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sun May 9 02:21:58 UTC 2010

Bruno Wolff III wrote:

> On Tue, May 04, 2010 at 16:21:54 -0500,
>   Mike McGrath <mmcgrath at> wrote:
>> Here's a list of f12 -> f13 with unclean update paths based on srpm.
>> I'll work with FES to to go through and get some builds out.  Some might
>> make it in to F13 final, some will go out as F13-updates.
>> greater for f12: rb_libtorrent
>>  f12 = rb_libtorrent-0.14.10-1.fc12.src
>>  f13 = rb_libtorrent-0.14.8-2.fc13.src
> That one was FTBFS for DSO linking issue. I supplied patches that should
> get it to build in F13 now.
>> greater for f12: viking
>>  f12 = viking-0.9.92-1.fc12.src
>>  f13 = viking-0.9.9-1.fc12.src
> viking was also FTBFS for DSO linking issue. I think new F13 builds have
> been done. Maybe this needs bohdi pushes?
>> greater for f12: spring
>>  f12 = spring-0.81.2-1.fc12.src
>>  f13 = spring-
> Spring was also FTBFS with DSO linking issue. A successful F13 build was
> done in the last few days.

Do people realize now why this incompatible ld change was a bad idea, 
especially at the release cycle stage it was done at?

        Kevin Kofler

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