ppc64 on linux isn't recognised by the security build scripts - build fails trying to compile x86 asm.




15 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: Callum McKenzie, Assigned: Mitchell Stoltz (not reading bugmail))



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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux ppc64; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20040123 Epiphany/1.1.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux ppc64; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20040123 Epiphany/1.1.1

My system has a Linux ppc64 kernel, but is otherwise a simple 32-bit ppc machine
(i.e. a G5 running yellowdog linux). The makefile security/coreconf/Linux.mk has
a large set of nested if statements that checks various architectures. This test
fails to recognise ppc64 and defaults to x86. Compilation fails later when it
tries to assemble x86 assembly with a powerpc assembler. 

Duplicating the ppc entry gives satisfactory results (as it should given that
the compiler chain is 32-bit, but I suspect it will work fine on a 64-bit
compiler since there is no assembly for ppc in the tree).

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:

Comment 1

13 years ago
take a look at "coreconfig patch 1" at bug #266123. That should fix this. 
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Comment 3

13 years ago
Forgot all about this bug.

The patches in bug 266123 should fix the problem. I can't actually confirm this
due to a mainboard failure on the appropriate bit of hardware, but the important
parts match what I did to get things working. Marking it as FIXED.
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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