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

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2006-06-05 19:47:41 CEST

On Mon, 5 Jun 2006, Toby Johnson wrote:

> 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.
>

Yes, please post the patch to trunk to the dev list and I'll try to pick
it up and run with it. I've been EXTREMELY busy the last couple of months
and when I have had time to work on it, I have not been able to cleanly
apply the pathches I've received from various people. However, sorry for
dropping the ball, personal health and busy schedule have slowed me way
down on it.

I'm hoping to get a new 64-bit server within the month and then I'll be
trying this stuff out on my own system(s).

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