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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] build issue on SUSE_Linux_10.0 was: error: bad date in %changelog
  • From: Martin Mohring <martin.mohring@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 20:25:23 +0100
  • Message-id: <45D0BF23.3090200@xxxxxxxxx>
Michael Schroeder wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 07:52:48PM +0100, Martin Mohring wrote:
>
>> It seems to be a problem occuring only on SUSE_Linux_10.0. See log file:
>>
>> http://build.opensuse.org/package/live_build_log?package=cross-sh4-binutils&arch=x86_64&repository=SUSE_Linux_10.0&project=CrossToolchain%3Ash4
>>
>
> Argh, rpm-4.1.1 shipped with 10.0 only supports dates >= 1997.
> They changed it to >= 1990 in rpm-4.4.1. Sounds like a rather
> stupid check to me...
>
> So, I'm folding all such dates to "Thu Jan 02 1997" for now,
> the "rpm birth date".
>
> Cheers,
> Michael.
>
>
This is an issue for all Linux Distro Repos using an unpatched rpm-4.1.1
or a version with
similiar problem. What about Mandriva/Debia/Fedora.
In 1984, they rewrote also history, but for other reasons....

Cheers, Martin

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