Error: buildroot override already exists

Ricardo Argüello ricardo at
Sat Mar 24 19:14:30 UTC 2012

On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Jerry James <loganjerry at> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Ricardo Argüello
> <ricardo at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I need to do a buildroot override for
>> jboss-connector-1.6-api-1.0.1-0.1.20120310git9dc9a5.fc17, in order to
>> compile picketbox-4.0.6-5 in F17:
>> But when I try to create that buildroot override, Bodhi gives me this error:
>> Error: buildroot override for
>> u'jboss-connector-1.6-api-1.0.1-0.1.20120310git9dc9a5.fc17' already
>> exists
>> The only override I have now is for 'infinispan'.
>> Any ideas?
> I had this happen once, too.  Select the "Show expired overrides" link
> on the upper right, and find the override for jboss-connector.  I
> think packages are counted as expired overrides once they get pushed
> to testing, or something like that.  I think the user interface leaves
> a lot to be desired, as this is not intuitive behavior for us
> packagers.

Thanks for the tip. I updated the Expiration Date for the old override
and I'm waiting to see if it works.

Ricardo Argüello
ricardo at

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