Error: buildroot override already exists

Ricardo Argüello ricardo at
Mon Mar 26 12:35:47 UTC 2012

On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 2:14 PM, Ricardo Argüello
<ricardo at> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks, it worked

Ricardo Argüello
ricardo at

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