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Re: x86_64 compilation for RHEL4 and RHEL3 .spec files needs fix

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2006-03-14 04:40:07 CET

nkadel@comcast.net wrote:

> The .spec files for RHEL4, and apparently for RHEL3, need to use
> "%{_libdir}" instead of "/usr/lib" in order that they compile properly
> and build appropriate RPM contents for x86_64 based systems. The spec
> file is easily patched, as is the RHEL3 and RHEL4 patch, to support this.
> The problem is easily duplicated by attempting to compile the
> subversion-1.3.0 SRPM under RHEL4 on an x86_64 operating system and
> hardware.

Hello nkadel, the builds for various platforms are maintained by
individuals not necessarily associated "officially" with the SVN
project, so comments regarding those builds should probably go to the

Incidentally I have sent David Summers (the maintainer for the RHEL
SRPMs) a patch for this very same issue but haven't heard back yet
whether he plans on using it.

Were you able to get the httpd modules to install to the correct
location, or did you have to change the module configure options? Mine
got put in /usr/lib/httpd/modules even after I changed all instances of
/usr/lib to %{_libdir}. I manually moved them to
/usr/lib64/httpd/modules and everything worked fine.

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