[arch-dev-public] i686 pkg built in chroot on x86_64 doesn't work

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Mar 9 06:27:58 CET 2010

On 09/03/10 15:23, Paul Mattal wrote:
> So this is a weird one, but I think I just made some headway.
> Apparently, this seems to be related to the ACTUAL CPU of the box I
> build on. When building on an i686 Arch box running on an AMD 64 CPU,
> the build generates the broken binaries! When I build on an Intel CPU,
> it works fine.
> So it would appear this is at least in part Tomcat's build process's
> fault for not building the right thing based on the uname -m but rather
> looking directly at the processor.
> Yuck. Perhaps I will at least add a note to the PKGBUILD suggesting this
> issue, so that the next poor person who decides to update tomcat doesn't
> trip over this same thing.

Seriously...  WTF!  That is up there with some of the strangest build 
issues I have ever seen.


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