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

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Mon Jul 27 15:28:20 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:47:40AM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> 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.
So... execstack builds fine from prelink.rpm. prelink itself does not
build because it wants to link various libraries statically.
What about restoring the prelink package, but only to provide


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