patch rejected during unpack

Bug #1027432 reported by Dave Gilbert on 2012-07-21
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
binutils (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

It looks like there is a bad patch in the source package, or at least a disagreement with the tar; it's leaving a .rej :

apt-get source binutils-multiarch
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Picking 'binutils' as source package instead of 'binutils-multiarch'
NOTICE: 'binutils' packaging is maintained in the 'Bzr' version control system at:
Please use:
bzr branch
to retrieve the latest (possibly unreleased) updates to the package.
Need to get 25.3 MB of source archives.
Get:1 quantal/main binutils (dsc) [2,030 B]
Get:2 quantal/main binutils (tar) [25.2 MB]
Get:3 quantal/main binutils (diff) [142 kB]
Fetched 25.3 MB in 21s (1,179 kB/s)
gpgv: Signature made Sat 14 Jul 2012 00:12:13 BST using DSA key ID 0F932C9C
gpgv: Can't check signature: public key not found
dpkg-source: warning: failed to verify signature on ./binutils_2.22.52.20120713-0ubuntu1.dsc
dpkg-source: info: extracting binutils in binutils-
dpkg-source: info: unpacking binutils_2.22.52.20120713.orig.tar.gz
dpkg-source: info: applying binutils_2.22.52.20120713-0ubuntu1.diff.gz
dpkg-source: info: upstream files that have been modified:

0996c2390e583003d6c9c1ffd569b799 binutils_2.22.52.20120713-0ubuntu1.diff.gz
1228fd7b4ab6d93b3ae57c2843c2671c binutils_2.22.52.20120713-0ubuntu1.dsc
7c9ff266ba91db1cef03fdd8a1c8f4b9 binutils_2.22.52.20120713.orig.tar.gz

more binutils-
--- bfd/elflink.c
+++ bfd/elflink.c
@@ -4712,6 +4712,7 @@
          asection *slook;
          bfd_vma vlook;
          long ilook;
+ int tlook;
          size_t i, j, idx;

          hlook = weaks;
@@ -4762,9 +4764,10 @@
              h = sorted_sym_hash [i];

- /* Stop if value or section doesn't match. */
+ /* Stop if value, section or type doesn't match. */
              if (h->root.u.def.value != vlook
- || h->root.u.def.section != slook)
+ || h->root.u.def.section != slook
+ || h->type != tlook)
              else if (h != hlook)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: binutils-multiarch
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-5.5-generic 3.5.0-rc7
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-5-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.4-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Jul 21 16:58:00 2012
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120717)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: binutils
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Dave Gilbert (ubuntu-treblig) wrote :
C de-Avillez (hggdh2) wrote :

Confirmed, setting to Triaged/Medium, somehow the source package seems flaky.

Changed in binutils (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

fixed in quantal with the builds from the 2.23 branch

Changed in binutils (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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