Easiest way to debug build failures on rawhide?

Dave Johansen davejohansen at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 15:29:23 UTC 2015

On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 8:36 AM, Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> wrote:

> On 18/02/15 15:12, Dave Johansen wrote:
>> I'm running into an issue where odb won't build on rawhide (
>> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=8966447 ) and I need
>> to be able to take a look at the config.log file but it's not available
>> from the standard koji output.
>> So what's the easiest way for me to get access to that file? Do I have
>> to install rawhide in a virtual machine and do the build myself? Or is
>> there a simpler way to get access to other outputs from a build?
> Try something like this:
> %{configure} || { cat config.log ; exit 1 }
> The config.log content would then appear in build.log

That's a nifty trick that I'll definitely keep in my back pocket.
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