[Mageia-dev] Upcoming release freeze: 14 packages needs fixing, by Sunday

Juergen Harms juergen.harms at unige.ch
Mon Apr 8 19:48:10 CEST 2013

On 04/06/2013 06:35 AM, andre999 wrote:
> did a little research to hopefully help a bit, on packages still in the
> list.
> ( used http://rpmfind.net/linux/ )

>> cross-avr-gcc

See bugzilla: https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7825

Looks like an incompatibilty between the object gcc (which is now 4.7.2) 
and the target gcc (the specfile still pulls in 4.6.2).

To make cross-avr-gcc build
- cross-avr-binutils (which is used as a dependency) must be rebuilt
   to use binutils-2.23 (the present cross-avr-binutils uses 2.20),
- cross-avr-gcc must be re-built to use gcc-4.7.2 (and some tweeks - see
   bugzilla 7825)

I have locally made such a build and successfully use it in production
for building the software for my AVR cpus (attached my specfile = 
attachment 3044).

The reasons why I did not submit my local build are that there are some 
serious rpmlint warnings (serious at least for cross-avr-binutils: 
complaints about the use of hardlinks) which I did not manage to get rid 
of - but also that I did not want to interfere with the work of the 


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