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Bug 925821 - libnih: Does not support aarch64 in f19 and rawhide
Summary: libnih: Does not support aarch64 in f19 and rawhide
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libnih
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Chris Van Hoof
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: ARM64, F-ExcludeArch-aarch64
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-03-23 01:05 UTC by Dennis Gilmore
Modified: 2014-06-30 22:12 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-06-23 15:27:06 UTC
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Description Dennis Gilmore 2013-03-23 01:05:20 UTC
Support for the ARM 64 bit CPU architecture (aarch64) was introduced in 
autoconf 2.69.  libnih 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 Lukáš Nykrýn 2013-03-23 17:47:14 UTC
It seems that libnih was used only with upstart, so I think we should retire it.

Comment 2 Lukáš Nykrýn 2013-03-28 12:12:56 UTC
I have looked in the spec file and we already call autoreconf -i --force in %build section. Is that sufficient?

Comment 4 Dennis Gilmore 2014-06-23 15:27:06 UTC
yes its sufficient.

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