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Bug 926312 - passwd: Does not support aarch64 in f19 and rawhide
Summary: passwd: Does not support aarch64 in f19 and rawhide
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: passwd
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miloslav Trmač
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: ARM64, F-ExcludeArch-aarch64
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-03-23 15:41 UTC by Dennis Gilmore
Modified: 2013-06-29 18:10 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: passwd-0.79-1.fc19
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-06-29 18:10:20 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
TEST ONLY srpm (deleted)
2013-03-25 15:50 UTC, Miloslav Trmač
no flags Details

Description Dennis Gilmore 2013-03-23 15:41:45 UTC
Support for the ARM 64 bit CPU architecture (aarch64) was introduced in 
autoconf 2.69.  passwd 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 Miloslav Trmač 2013-03-25 15:50:09 UTC
Created attachment 716076 [details]

Thanks for your report.

I'll go with 1, because we are the upstream, and an upstream release to pick up updated translations is likely to happen before F19 anyway.

The new release will happen with autoconf-2.69.  If you want to test it now, attached is a TEST-ONLY srpm (you'll notice a NEVR duplication). It survives a f20 scratch build on the current primary architectures; I'm afraid I don't have access to aarch64 to test it properly.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-06-22 00:59:58 UTC
passwd-0.79-1.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-06-22 18:15:10 UTC
Package passwd-0.79-1.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 passwd-0.79-1.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 2013-06-29 18:10:20 UTC
passwd-0.79-1.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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