[ACTION REQUIRED] FTBFS Packages in rawhide (2015-07-27)

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Mon Jul 27 14:47:40 UTC 2015


On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 03:23:23PM +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> From dealing with this for arch bringups I know there are quite a few,
> but likely in the high teens/low 20s in number, of packages that use
> execstack. Not sure what feature it provides as I've never been
> bothered enough to look into it but it's generally used at build time
> not install time which means it won't be picked up by repoquery.

In the packages I just looked at, it's used to mark an ELF binary as
not requiring an executable stack. And I see for some ARM builds it's
just commented out. It does seem like this could find a new home.

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Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader


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