rpm5: symlink glob strikes back

Jeffrey Johnson n3npq at me.com
Fri Nov 16 21:30:22 CET 2012

On Nov 16, 2012, at 3:06 PM, Jakub Bogusz <qboosh at pld-linux.org> wrote:

> There was a patch before 4.5 -> 5 migration, IIRC dropped as "no longer
> needed". But now:
> [...]
> Processing files: colorhug-client-gui-0.1.13-2.x86_64
> error: File not found by glob:
> /home/users/qboosh/tmp/colorhug-client-0.1.13-root-qboosh/usr/share/icons/hicolor/*/mimetypes/application-x-ccmx.png

The old glibc behavior for glob's and symlinks is
as necessary as always afaik.

Meanwhile, RPM includes the older version of glob in
its libraries for portability with GNU extensions.

Is the internal rpmio glob not good enuf any more?

Or what is the core issue?

73 de Jeff

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