[CentOS-devel] there's something happened between kernel 2.6.28-128.1.1 and 2.6.18-128.1.6 compilation

Jeff Johnson n3npq at mac.com
Mon Apr 20 13:32:32 UTC 2009


On Apr 20, 2009, at 8:27 AM, Karanbir Singh wrote:

> Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> In the mean time if someone wants to go ahead and work out why that
>> with_headers got undefined, please go ahead and let us know whats  
>> going on.
>
> A very brief look at the spec file seems to show that its a bit  
> random,
> depending on which arch the package is being built for the  
> with_headers
> can go either way.
>
> Why a src.rpm should be affected by required binary output based on
> arch, is something that needs investigating - however instinct tells  
> me
> its a bug in the spec itself. Ideally, a src.rpm should be identical
> generated on any arch with any given set of '--defines'.
>

SRPM's are produced on a machine with an arch, and so results can/will  
vary.

Your instinct is correct.

But the kernel.spec has always been hugely complicated.

73 de Jeff


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