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Re: FC-7 mockbuild fails/koji build succeeds



On Wed, 3 Oct 2007 14:12:15 +0300 (EEST), Panu Matilainen wrote:

> >> ./configure: line 37448: cmp: command not found
> >> ...
> >> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.62964 (%build)
> >> ...
> >> RPM build errors:
> >>     Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.62964 (%build)
> >> ...
> >>
> >>
> >> Seemingly, "cmp" is in FC-7's default packages in koji, but not in
> >> FC-7's mock.
> >
> > It's the same old "diffutils is missing" problem that has been found
> > recently. Normally, "rpm-build" used to require "diffutils", because
> > it uses diff in scripts like check-files. But the RPM update for
> > F7 and FC6 has dropped the diffutils "Requires" (the %changelog does
> > not mention that). The mock buildsys build-group pkg needs an
> > update.
> 
> No it wasn't dropped from rpm-build, it never was there to begin with.
> diffutils has always been one of the implicit requirements (for no good 
> reason IMO but that's another story) and has only been added recently to 
> rawhide rpm.

Then we're back at the questions "who dropped diffutils from the
buildsys build-groups for stable dists?" or "why is diffutils missing
suddenly"?


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