> > With luck it'll also fix the rpm-2.4.8 core dump bug which seems to be
> > bad linking.
> My rpm has never dumped core but it was complaining about nonexisting
> users while creating the binary rpm file even though the user was
> existing thus failing to build. That rpm problem is fixed.
Yep thats the bug - I also got some crashes. It was caused by getpw* failing
in peculiar ways. My RPM binary has its own
> All the source RPM packages on linus are known to build and work for
> little endian targets. Some of them, for example ncompress, have special
> modifications to support big endian targets.
Im actually trying to build a full RedHat 5.0 by early December so Im picking
up your changes to stuff like bash indirectly via redhat on the whole. I can
then merge anything that escaped and together we can make sure they are in
Obviously as of about Dec1 the amount of answers I can get from RedHat will
noise dive for a couple of months