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Bug 1679283

Summary: newer 32-bit ARM processors missing from RPM detection/macros
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton>
Component: rpmAssignee: Packaging Maintenance Team <packaging-team-maint>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 30CC: igor.raits, mjw, packaging-team-maint, pbrobinson, pmatilai, pmoravco, pwhalen, vmukhame
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Description Jeremy Linton 2019-02-20 19:26:09 UTC
Description of problem: It appears that the .rpm version being used in fedora is missing commits:

b1f81b837 Add armv8* arch variants to and %arm macro
7f0e0b5be Fix %arm macro to include newer processor types
8c3a7b8fa Improve ARM detection

(due to them not being the in the latest release AFAIK)

This means that when run on a more recent processor (in a container) rpm fails to detect the platform correctly.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Running a 64-bit/aarch64 distro, install the 32-bit/armv7 container
2. note the platform name with uname
3. it should be something like `armv8l`
4. Attempt to build rpm's which have ${arm} macros

Actual results: The ${arm} sections are skipped

Expected results: The ${arm} sections are honored

Comment 1 Jeremy Linton 2019-02-20 19:31:00 UTC
Although possibly unrelated, it might be possible that this fixes the need to do `dnf --forcearch armv7hl` when running dnf in this enviroment too.

Comment 2 Panu Matilainen 2019-03-05 11:14:42 UTC
Moving to POST to indicate it's already fixed upstream.

Comment 3 Panu Matilainen 2019-06-13 12:52:22 UTC
Fixed in rawhide as of rpm >= 4.14.90.

This might get backported to older Fedoras in time.