[OpenAFS] Re: Compiling openafs SRPM on Red Hat EL 6

Dale Pontius pontius@btv.ibm.com
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 11:09:45 -0500

On 12/13/2010 11:28 PM, Andrew Deason wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Dec 2010 21:56:53 -0500
> Rich Sudlow<rich@nd.edu>  wrote:
>> What is the magic incantation for compiling openafs
>> SRPM on Red Hat 6?
> You cannot build a RHEL 6 SRPM from vanilla. You need[0] to
> apply the patches from these two commits:
> <http://git.openafs.org/?p=openafs.git;a=commit;h=41040638e23be43e260f79a4694df528244ef38b>
> <http://git.openafs.org/?p=openafs.git;a=commit;h=c2eba9d57adc79b05165fc8aebaf751ea89282f5>
> And from there it should be possible to generate an SRPM like normal,
> and it should build on RHEL6.
At one point I thought I heard something about a that would 
build on all platforms, including RHEL 6.  It obviously hasn't appeared, 
at least not yet.  Will it appear, or is the plan to go straight to 1.6?
>> Also is OpenAFS 1.6 coming from 1.4 or 1.5?
> 1.5.
> [0] Only the first one is technically necessary, but it requires some
> additional finagling to work unless you apply both of them.
Is there a timeframe for 1.6, especially if there will be no  
(I'm currently running RHLE6 with a locally patched

Dale Pontius

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