Why does rpmbuild fail to build an rpm with an error "Unable to create immutable header region." ?

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • Unable to create a package with a large number of files 100K+
 Checking for unpackaged file(s): /usr/lib/rpm/check-files /home/test/rpmbuild/BUILDROOT/test-anaconda-4.3.0-2.el7.x86_64
Wrote: /home/test/rpmbuild/SRPMS/test-anaconda-4.3.0-2.el7.src.rpm
error: Unable to create immutable header region.

RPM build errors:
    Unable to create immutable header region.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • rpm-build

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