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Re: Amarok 1.92 crashes on powerpc.

On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 23:49 +0200, Cédric Boutillier wrote:
> I finally succeeded in sending my bug report:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=501495
> I got an immediate answer of the maintainer,  Modestas Vainius, who explained 
> the situation. Very efficient!
> Unfortunately for us, powerpc KDE users, we need to wait for either 416294 or 
> 457915 to be fixed to get a working package...

Turns out that the mysql-dfsg build already forces -fPIC on amd64 to
work around similar problems. I've verified that rebuilding mysql-dfsg
with the attached patch and rebuilding amarok against the resulting
libmysqlclient-dev allows amarok to start up in a secondary user
account. Unfortunately, in my primary user account (which has a music
collection of about 1100 songs) it now dies with 

GLib-ERROR **: Cannot create pipe main loop wake-up: Too many open files

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer
diff -up -ru mysql-dfsg-5.1-5.1.26rc.orig/debian/rules mysql-dfsg-5.1-5.1.26rc/debian/rules
--- mysql-dfsg-5.1-5.1.26rc.orig/debian/rules	2008-10-08 16:45:56.000000000 +0200
+++ mysql-dfsg-5.1-5.1.26rc/debian/rules	2008-10-08 10:52:08.000000000 +0200
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ else
-ifeq ($(findstring $(ARCH), amd64),$(ARCH))
+ifeq ($(findstring $(ARCH), amd64 powerpc),$(ARCH))
 	FORCE_FPIC=--with-pic --with-ndb-ccflags="-fPIC" --with-lib-ccflags="-fPIC"

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