[Buildroot] [PATCH 00/12] package/udisks: bump version to 2.9.0

Adam Duskett aduskett at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 16:54:33 UTC 2020

On Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 7:31 AM Thomas Petazzoni
<thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Jul 2020 18:07:58 -0700
> aduskett at gmail.com wrote:
> > After successfully compiling in Fedora 32, I loaded up CentOS7 with confidence.
> > Of course, my confidence was my undoing, and udisks immediately choked on
> > trying to build due to CentOS7 having an ancient pre-spidermonkey polkit.
> > After a few hours of fiddling around, I finally figured out what the issue
> > was, added host variants of spidermonkey and polkit, and then added
> > host-polkit as a dependency to udisks and everything compiled cleanly.
> Do you have more details about what it does with host-polkit? Indeed,
> having to build host-spidermonkey and host-polkit is quite a big hammer :-/
Yeah, udisks attempts to build it's org.freedesktop.UDisks2.policy file.
If the hosts polkit is too old, then a user will receive the error:
"/usr/bin/msgfmt: cannot locate ITS rules for org.freedesktop.UDisks2.policy.in"

> Thomas
> --
> Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
> Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
> https://bootlin.com

More information about the buildroot mailing list