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Bug #10351

Python lib/ctypes/util.py depends on /usr/ccs/bin/dump

Added by Frederik Wessels over 1 year ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
lib - userland libraries
Start date:
2019-02-06
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% Done:

0%

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Difficulty:
Medium
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needs-triage
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Description

While debugging $ pkgrepo get -s [host or path]-H publisher/prefix I found out that calling _unixdll_getopt() in /usr/lib/python2.7/uuid.p failed.
_unixdll_getopt() calls the native libuuid.so via python ctypes. In /usr/lib/python2.7/ctypes/util.py there's a used reference to /usr/ccs/bin/dump. However dump isn't installed in the base. Dump is in the package developer/object-file. Alternatives like elfdump ,pvs and objdump are also not installed by default. As noted in the irc discussion it's probably not desired to include this package in the base install. Moving just dump into SUNWcs was suggested as posible solution. Create a dedicat

Thank you ptribble, andyf and tsoome for the assistence!

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