[OpenAFS] G4-FC4-ppc build

Peter M. Metcalf pmetcalf@nd.edu
Mon, 22 May 2006 07:54:26 -0400

Thanks Derek, it's worth trying.
We'll let you know the results.

At 10:51 PM 5/21/2006, you wrote:
>"Peter M. Metcalf" <pmetcalf@nd.edu> writes:
> > I keep getting the argument that arch is not included.
> > Is it an impossible build from src rpms?
> > Is there another way?
> > Pete
>It's 100% possible to build from src rpms.. Just not on ppc,
>without making changes.  The SPEC contains:
>ExclusiveArch: %{ix86} x86_64 ia64
>So that's why it's failing for you on PPC.  Nobody has ever
>tried to get the RPM working on PPC.  You're welcome to add
>the arch and make any other changes necessary to get it
>working, and I'll gladly accept the patch.  But I can't do
>it myself.
>        Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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