GitPython 0.3.2 RC1 and consumers

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Sun Sep 25 01:35:00 UTC 2011

On Sep 23, 2011, at 1:41 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 12:54:35PM -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> I'm upgrading GitPython from 0.2x to 0.3 in rawhide.  There are some changes that require consumers to do some minor porting, briefly outlined at
>> I don't know who all consumes GitPython, I know I do for rpkg/fedpkg.
>> I bring this up not only for rawhide, but I would like to bring this into Fedora 16 too.  The 0.2 code base has reached end of line, and I'd rather not have it in an upcoming release.  But since there could require porting I wanted to send this out and get an idea of there are any consumers out there.
> Could this be causing Rawhide Koji builds to fail now?
> I get:
> FAILED: BuildError: error retrieving sources, mock exited with status 1; see build.log for more information
> which seems to be caused by this error:
> 'gitdb' could not be found in your PYTHONPATH
> Some googling indicated this was related to gitpython in some way.
> Rich.

Yeah, for some reason it's not seeing the python-gitdb I built up.  Odd because I swore I tested this with the nose tests in GitPython.  Oh well, my fault for building something on a Friday.  Doubly my fault for forgetting that fedpkg is involved in early package building and thus a very critical part of the build system.  I'll take my lashings now.

- jlk

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