[arch-general] problem with fakeroot

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 12:52:37 EST 2008

2008/2/20, Karolina Lindqvist <karolina.lindqvist at kramnet.se>:
> tisdag 19 februari 2008 skrev Attila:
> > On Montag, 18. Februar 2008 22:26 Karolina Lindqvist wrote:
>  > > No, it aborts after that.
>  >
>  > Your announcement makes me a little bit nervous about fakeroot so i make
>  > the same as you. Makepkg runs well under a normal instead i have 4 of your
>  > messages about libfakeroot.
>  >
>  > > It does say ERROR:, even though the text says ignored, so I think ld.so,
>  > > or whatever says it, is returning an error code.
>  >
>  > Okay, compiling kdelibs is not very fast but trying a second time with
>  > writing a logfile (makepkg 2>&1 | tee build.log) is from my view a better
>  > idea than running makepkg under root acount.
>  >
>  > See you, Attila
> I digged a little bit deeper to find the problem.
>  The short story is that fakeroot sets LD_PRELOAD="libfakeroot.so", but should
>  be LD_PRELOAD="/usr/lib/libfakeroot/libfakeroot.so" to make it work.
>  The long story:
>  I don't use stock kdelibs, since it can't handle flash properly, but I am
>  using a later snapshot which can. Therefore I also have to do a "make -f
>  admin/Makefile.common dist", but it should not make any difference?
>  Wrong, it does.
>  It turns out that when meinproc is called, in the build process, it sets its
>  own LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which in turn comes from "xslt-config --libs".
>  libfakeroot.so which is needed is not in that path, which includes /usr/lib
>  but not  /usr/lib/libfakeroot/libfakeroot.so  and therefore it cannot be
>  loaded.
>  What is actually causing the delivered configure etc. files to work, but not
>  the generated, and thus more adapted to archlinux, I don't know. But there is
>  some difference somewhere.
>  I would vote for that fakeroot should give a proper LD_PRELOAD with path, or
>  that libfakeroot.so is moved to /usr/lib, and that is the problem and the
>  solution.

Could you please file a bugreport so this won't get forgotten?

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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