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Re: Agggh! 64-bit bug still present in 1.3.2

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2006-06-05 18:29:17 CEST

Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> [Forwarding to dev@ ]
>> On 6/3/06, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@comcast.net> wrote:
>>> There's still an RPM building present in the new 1.3.2 release: the
>>> use of "/usr/lib" in the .spec files should be replaced with
>>> "%{_libdir}", because on x86_64 the name of the directory for many
>>> libraries is /usr/lib64. I've sent in the bug report and the patch
>>> previously, darn it, and would appreciate seeing it brought into the
>>> trunk. I published the patch at
>>> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2521 several
>>> months ago. Can we please have it integrated for various RedHat,
>>> Fedora Core, and other users on 64-bit platforms, so that people
>>> I've worked with can stop having to recompile their own versions
>>> with my patches in order to use this software?
>> May I bring to your attention that you're mailing the users@ list?
>> Your question seems however targeted at the developers of Subversion.
>> You're most likely to reach most of them on the dev@ mailing list when
>> it comes to changing Subversion sources.
> Yes, you may. Good pint. Guys on dev? Can we please get this patch
> integrated for the next release? It's trivial, it provides a clear
> benefit, it only affects RPM bundling, and it's very useful for people
> with 64-bit hardware, increasingly common for server class setups
> (such as the one I just did for a client, which is why I wrote the
> patch).
Hello Nico,

I've also unsuccessfully sent patches for this issue to David Summers
(whom I'm also copying in) but I didn't realize the .spec sources were
in the "official" repository. You may have better luck submitting a new
patch directly to this list with [PATCH] in the subject (making sure it
still applies cleanly to the latest trunk), although I don't know if
anyone else would be willing to apply the patches.

If no one is still willing to apply your patch then I will offer to host
the corrected SRPMs and RHEL-4 64 bit binaries myself, but of course
getting this bug fixed in the trunk would be preferable.

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Received on Mon Jun 5 18:29:49 2006

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