Heads up: rpm 4.10.0 alpha to hit rawhide shortly

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Tue Mar 20 15:35:48 UTC 2012

On 03/20/2012 05:10 PM, Jonathan Dieter wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-03-20 at 16:15 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
>> On 03/20/2012 01:49 PM, Jonathan Dieter wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2012-03-20 at 13:08 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
>>>> So... first hickup that broke koji: the buildroot now requires deltarpm
>>>> which needs rebuilding due to to the soname bump before we can proceed.
>>>> I dont recall this being an issue before but I guess that's called
>>>> progress :)
>>> Why does the buildroot require deltarpm?  Are deltarpms now being
>>> generated during builds instead of at compose time?
>> No clue. It appears to get dragged in via 'yum groupinstall srpm-build'
>> and it means chain-build doesn't work either.
> Ok, in F16 (and I'm assuming this is also true in Rawhide; unfortunately
> I don't have a Rawhide tree here to test), fedpkg is in the srpm-build
> group, and it requires pyrpkg which requires mock which requires
> createrepo which requires deltarpm.

Urks, that's quite a tangle. Thanks for hunting it down.

> I don't know how easily we can clean up these dependencies.  Do we need
> mock in the buildroot?  If not, is it possible to split pyrpkg's mock
> functionality into a subpackage?

We'll need somebody more familiar with the buildsys than me to answer 
that... For now it would suffice to be able to axe the deltarpm 
dependency out temporarily to allow it to be rebuilt, one way or the other.

	- Panu -

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