Errors in packaging kupfer

Mamoru Tasaka mtasaka at
Wed May 26 12:43:43 UTC 2010

Ratnadeep Debnath wrote, at 05/26/2010 08:46 PM +9:00:
> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Chen Lei<supercyper1 at>  wrote:
>> CFLAGS="$RPM_OPT_FLAGS" LDFLAGS="-lm" waf configure --prefix=%{_prefix}
>> ->
>> waf configure --prefix=%{_prefix} --no-runtime-deps
>> All python modules are not needed in runtime, don't check them. Also,
>> the package is noarch, optflags is not needed.
> That does not answer the current topic.
> Also, the checking is done by the waf script, not by the rpm packaging method.
> The question is :
> Why waf is not able to detect the gtk python module during rpmbuild?
> pygtk and concerned gtk packages are installed.
> Thanks,
> rtnpro

With Fedora's pygtk2, "import gtk" fails if DISPLAY environment is
not set, and DISPLAY environment is always unset during rpmbuild
process. You see;
Executing(%build): /bin/sh -e /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.sxcUp9
+ umask 022
+ cd /home/rtnpro/rpmbuild/BUILD
+ cd kupfer-v200
+ export LANG
+ unset DISPLAY  <====

Note that why I said "Fedora's pygtk2" is that with Fedora's pygtk2
the following patch is applied:


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