Tuesday, May 3, 2016

[fedora-arm] Re: Building Ada packages on secondary architectures should work now.

On Tue, 3 May 2016 16:18:23 +0200
Björn Persson <Bjorn@xn--rombobjrn-67a.se> wrote:

> The latest version of GPRbuild has been built for F24 and Rawhide on
> ppc64, ppc64le, s390x and aarch64, and has successfully rebuilt itself
> and XMLada in Koji. Thus all Ada packages should now be buildable on
> all of these architectures. Today an update has been pushed to testing
> for the primary architectures to synchronize the release numbers
> across all the architectures.

thanks for you efforts, one difference less for secondary arches :-)

> If builds keep failing, then please ensure that gprbuild-2015-13 is in
> the buildroot, not some lower-numbered version that was shadow-built
> more recently.

ok, it might need a "substitution" in shadow config

> This GPRbuild is statically linked so that future version upgrades
> should go more smoothly.
> As Adacore usually publish new releases of all their packages at once,
> it's important to note for the future that a new version of XMLada
> should be built first, and be present in the build root when the new
> GPRbuild is built. Otherwise the old XMLada will get statically linked
> into GPRbuild. I suspect that Koji-shadow might not take care of this
> automatically.

koji-shadow should take care of that, it replicates the builds using
the same buildroot as used in primary koji, using the same build order

> In F23 the situation is still unresolved. Progress is hampered by what
> looks like a compiler bug that manifests only in recent GCC 5 versions
> on armv7hl.

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