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Re: how to build mariadb RPMs


Hello Sergei,
I look forward to using the patch.  Please let me known when and where
to find it.

Luckily, I used a test VM on amazon, so I did not try to recover.  I
just created a new VM.  Also, I used CPACK_PACKAGING_INSTALL_PREFIX.

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 12:12 PM, Sergei Golubchik <serg@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, Rich!
> On Jan 28, Rich Prohaska wrote:
>> Hello Sergei,
>> Mixed results when just using CMAKE_PACKAGING_INSTALL_PREFIX to build
>> Mariadb RPMs with a non-default install prefix.
>> Good news:  the installed files use the supplied install prefix instead of /usr.
>> Bad news: the server post install script blew up and killed my
> Ouch! Were you able to fix the onwership back?
>> machine.  It did "chown -R mysql /" by mistake.  The problem is caused
>> by %{_sbindir} not being set to the new install directory.  I hacked
>> the post install script to print some debug info.
>> running expr : /
>> expr: syntax error
>> sbindir=/usr/sbin
>> bindir=/usr/bin
>> basedir=
>> datadir=
>> As you can see, the expr command is run with a null datadir, which
>> happens because /usr/sbin/mysqld does not exist, which happens because
>> the _sbindir variable is "/usr/sbin" rather than
>> CMAKE_PACKAGING_INSTALL_PREFIX/sbin.  Any ideas how to fix this?
> CMAKE_PACKAGING_INSTALL_PREFIX. I hope that's what you used, and it's a
> typo in the email.
> Second, I'll soon fix the postinstall script to have some basic
> consistency checks on basedir/datadir before chown. It's
> https://mariadb.atlassian.net/browse/MDEV-4068
> And third, I've created a patch that is supposed (as far as I've tested)
> to fix this issue. I'll push it in a few days.
> Note that after this patch, you're supposed to set CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX,
>   cmake . -DRPM=toku -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt
> Regards,
> Sergei

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