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Bug 925168 - compiz: Does not support aarch64 in f19 and rawhide
Summary: compiz: Does not support aarch64 in f19 and rawhide
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Wolfgang Ulbrich
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: ARM64, F-ExcludeArch-aarch64
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-03-23 00:13 UTC by Dennis Gilmore
Modified: 2013-06-13 06:45 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: compiz-0.8.8-23.fc19
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-06-13 06:45:53 UTC
Type: ---

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Description Dennis Gilmore 2013-03-23 00:13:27 UTC
Support for the ARM 64 bit CPU architecture (aarch64) was introduced in 
autoconf 2.69.  compiz appears to use an earlier version of 
autoconf, preventing its being built.  This can be fixed in of three ways (In order of preference):

1. Work with upstream to migrate the package to autoconf 2.69.

2. Rerun autoconf or autoreconf in %prep or %build prior to running 

3. Apply the patch at
which updates config.guess and config.sub to recognize aarch64.

Comment 1 Wolfgang Ulbrich 2013-03-27 09:52:17 UTC
Hi Dennis,
i'm full against to build compiz for ARM architectures.
It was more an idea from Dan Marchal as from me.
I have any interesst to run into bugreprts of an architecture which i don't use.
Patching the code of stable compiz for this is for me a sign not to do this.
I see no reason why a ARM device which have mostly small displays needs a 3D compositing manager.
Also, this project is more in an experimental stage for me.

So, pls remove all compiz packages from your list of building for ARM.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-05-26 16:29:40 UTC
compiz-0.8.8-22.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-05-27 02:28:42 UTC
Package compiz-0.8.8-22.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing compiz-0.8.8-22.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-06-03 14:31:44 UTC
compiz-0.8.8-23.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-06-13 06:45:53 UTC
compiz-0.8.8-23.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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