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Bug 955577

Summary: protobuf-2.5.0 doesn't build: #error Host architecture was not detected as supported by protobuf
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Karsten Hopp <karsten>
Component: protobufAssignee: Lev Shamardin <shamardin>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 19CC: cse.cem+redhatbugz, mizdebsk, shamardin
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Hardware: powerpc   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2013-10-22 15:55:56 UTC Type: Bug
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Description Karsten Hopp 2013-04-23 10:26:53 UTC
Description of problem:
The update to protobuf-2.5.0 broke building on ppc and ppc64:
libtool: compile:  g++ -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I.. -Wall -Wwrite-strings -Woverloaded-virtual -Wno-sign-compare -O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m32 -c google/protobuf/io/  -fPIC -DPIC -o .libs/zero_copy_stream_impl_lite.o
In file included from ./google/protobuf/stubs/atomicops.h:59:0,
                 from ./google/protobuf/stubs/once.h:81,
                 from google/protobuf/stubs/
./google/protobuf/stubs/platform_macros.h:61:2: error: #error Host architecture was not detected as supported by protobuf
 #error Host architecture was not detected as supported by protobuf

protobuf-2.4.1 built and worked just fine on PowerPC, so please add the missing definition back into protobuf.

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1. ppc-koji build --scratch f19 protobuf-2.5.0-1.fc19.src.rpm
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Comment 1 Conrad Meyer 2013-04-25 18:37:51 UTC
I have no idea how much work fixing protobuf to work on PPC (or other BE archs, presumably) will be. If you want to investigate this and either file an enhancement / patch upstream, or just patch it in Fedora, that's fine, but it's likely I won't have time to do it (and I have no interest non-x86 at the moment).

Comment 2 Conrad Meyer 2013-04-25 18:40:39 UTC
Upstream issue:

Comment 3 Conrad Meyer 2013-10-22 15:55:56 UTC
Feel free to reopen if you can get it upstream to take it.