[CentOS] Building tomcat6, SRPM jakarta-commons-dbcp-1.2.1-7jpp.ep1.2.ep5.el5.src.rpm fails to build

RedShift redshift at pandora.be
Tue Aug 11 14:10:10 UTC 2009


RedShift wrote:
> Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 13:56, RedShift<redshift at pandora.be> wrote:
>>> I've installed the JDK 1.5 and used alternatives --config java to use the 1.5 JDK from Sun. However, the same compilation error still occurs. How do I tell rpmbuild or the .spec to use the Sun JDK?
>> I believe it should be using JDK 1.5.
>>
>> >From a closer look at the output, I believe the problem might be in
>> file /usr/lib/jvm-exports/java/jdbc-stdext.jar, which might be JDBC
>> (from where I think java.sql.Wrapper comes) for Java 6. Where do you
>> have this file installed from?
>>
> 
> Hello
> 
> 
> [root at testserver build]# rpm -qf /usr/lib/jvm-exports/java/jdbc-stdext.jar
> java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.2.b09.el5
> 
> 
>> I wonder why the build procedure is looking at that file... Do you
>> have CLASSPATH exported when you run rpmbuild? If so, try unsetting it
>> before running the command.
>>
> 
> I did not have the CLASSPATH environment variable set.
> 
>> You may also try to move that file (and maybe the Xerces file) to
>> another directory and then try to build the package again.
>>
> 
> That jdbc-stdext.jar file gave me a clue, I did a yum remove java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.2.b09.el5, and now the package builds.
> 
> As I'm using the Sun implementation now the openjdk one is obsolete, however, I wonder how Red Hat builds the RPMs. Did they use the Sun JDK as well?
> 
> 
>> I also see you are building the RPM as root, that is not advisable (as
>> a bogus or malicious spec file might damage your system), you should
>> build RPMs as a regular user, if you want more details on how to do
>> that look at this Wiki article:
>> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/SetupRpmBuildEnvironment#head-556b8aa080c4fc427757f25b9c229f600827f09d
>>
> 
> I know, but this is only on a test machine, security is not really a high priority at the moment.
> 
>> HTH,
>> Filipe
> 
> Thank you for your help. Up to the next challenge.
> 
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Glenn


Hello


I managed to build tomcat6 and it's working! I have documented the process and if allowed I'll put it on the wiki.


Thanks again for your help,


Best regards,


Glenn


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