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Re: [opensuse-factory] VirtualBox build failure
On Mon, 2018-07-16 at 17:37 +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:
On 07/16/2018, 05:29 PM, Jiri Slaby wrote:
On 07/16/2018, 04:35 PM, Larry Finger wrote:
Recently, VirtualBox builds started failing with messages like

[ 4886s] virtualbox-qt.i586: E: non-position-independent-executable
(Badness: 10000) /usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox
[ 4886s] This executable must be position independent. Check that it is
built with
[ 4886s] -fPIE/-fpie in compiler flags and -pie in linker flags.
[ 4886s]
[ 4886s] (none): E: badness 60000 exceeds threshold 1000, aborting.

It seems a recent change in rpmlint has caused these failures.

I think changes in python. I hit that yesterday:

The full distro should be rebuilt IMO. There are many hidden failures
due to py 3.6 -> 3.7 change. Like this, gdb and others.

FTR the gdb change needed:


oh - and python 3.7 is not yet in Factory/Tumbleweed - so this
obviously cannot cause these errors

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