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build system endianness test fails for ppc64le (i.e. Ubuntu)

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 10.0.13
    • Fix Version/s: 5.5.40, 10.0.14
    • Component/s: Platform Power
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:
      Ubuntu ppc64le (Power8, little endian)

      Description

      When building in the source dir, cmake fails with this error:

      -- Check if the system is big endian
      -- Searching 16 bit integer
      -- Check size of unsigned short
      -- Check size of unsigned short - failed
      -- Check size of unsigned int
      -- Check size of unsigned int - failed
      -- Check size of unsigned long
      -- Check size of unsigned long - failed
      CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/TestBigEndian.cmake:44 (message):
        no suitable type found
      Call Stack (most recent call first):
        configure.cmake:542 (TEST_BIG_ENDIAN)
        CMakeLists.txt:346 (INCLUDE)

      When building in a subdir of the source tree, cmake succeeds, but the make step fails for jemalloc-configure:

      checking build system type... /home/skysql/mariadb-source/10.0-power/extra/jemalloc/config.guess: unable to guess system type
       
      This script, last modified 2012-02-10, has failed to recognize
      the operating system you are using. It is advised that you
      download the most up to date version of the config scripts from
       
        http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=config.git;a=blob_plain;f=config.guess;hb=HEAD
      and
        http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=config.git;a=blob_plain;f=config.sub;hb=HEAD
       

      Following those instructions and updating config.guess and config.sub fixes this problem. Not sure how to fix cmake above.

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              Assignee:
              serg Sergei Golubchik
              Reporter:
              axel Axel Schwenke
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