[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Bug#494031: Bug#494031: Bug#494031: Bug#494031: paraview_3.2.3-2(sparc/unstable): FTBFS on sparc, bus error

Ondrej Certik ondrej at certik.cz
Tue Aug 26 12:41:50 UTC 2008

> Ok, here is how to reproduce it on sparc with upstream hdf5-1.8.1:
> $ wget ftp://ftp.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/current/src/hdf5-1.8.1.tar.gz
> $ tar xzf hdf5-1.8.1.tar.gz
> $ cd hdf5-1.8.1
> $ ./configure
> $ make
> [wait a while, then it compiles H5detect and calls it and it fails]
> $ cd src
> $ ./H5detect
> [...]
> Bus error
> So the problem is just getting hdf5 run on sparc. Looking at the
> Debian package hdf5, it does't have any sparc specific patches.

I just confirmed, that taking the source package of hdf5 in Debian and doing:

$ ./configure
$ make
$ cd src
$ ./H5detect

will not break, it works nicely. So we just need to take those sources
and be done with it.

Any volunteers?


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