[GE users] Bug in 6.1 installer when installing on FC6

Dan Gruhn Dan.Gruhn at groupw.com
Fri May 11 13:34:53 BST 2007


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Ian,

I was the original reporter of the bug.  Your fix won't help people with FC5,
because they have "version 2.4," for the glibc.  A better fix I have found is to
change the tr command to

tr ", " '\n'

which handles any usage of a comma in the version string.

Dan

Rayson Ho wrote:
      It's OK :)

      At the very least... thanks for reporting the problem and posting
      the
      solution to the list ;-)

      Rayson


      On 5/10/07, Ian Levesque <ian at crystal.harvard.edu> wrote:
            Thanks - indeed, I just noticed the bug report after my
            email.
            Apologies to the list for the oversight :)

            Cheers,
            Ian


            On May 10, 2007, at 11:44 PM, Rayson Ho wrote:

            > It was reported a few days ago:
            >
            http://gridengine.sunsource.net/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2241
            >
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            >
            > Rayson
            >
            >
            >
            > On 5/10/07, Ian Levesque <ian at crystal.harvard.edu>
            wrote:
            >> Hi all,
            >>
            >> I didn't see this mentioned on the mailing lists, so
            I figured I'd
            >> post my findings when trying to install GE 6.1 on a
            FC6 box (x86_64,
            >> but it would probably affect 32-bit installs, too).
            >>
            >> The installer complains that the system is
            UNSUPPORTED:
            >> Architecture UNSUPPORTED-lx24-GLIBC-2.5,-amd64 not
            supported by this
            >> procedure
            >>
            >> It's a parsing bug in $SGE_ROOT/util/arch, line 243:
            >> libc_version=`echo $libc_string | tr ' ' '\n' | grep
            "2\." | cut -f 2
            >> -d "."`
            >>
            >> On the FC6 box, that translates to:
            >> echo "GNU C Library stable release version 2.5, by
            Roland McGrath et
            >> al." | tr ' ' '\n' | grep "2\." | cut -f 2 -d "."
            >>
            >> with the result of: "5,"
            >>
            >> I fixed the issue by altering the case statement in
            util/arch to
            >> accept "3|4|5*)" on line 248
            >>
            >> Best,
            >> Ian
            >>
            >>
            >>
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