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Bug 1898087

Summary: pyp2rpm fails to build with Python 3.10: Many tests error out
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Miro Hrončok <mhroncok>
Component: pyp2rpmAssignee: Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: rawhideCC: gordon.messmer, kevin, m.cyprian, mhroncok, python-sig, rkuska, slavek.kabrda, thrnciar
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Description Miro Hrončok 2020-11-16 10:54:24 UTC
pyp2rpm fails to build with Python 3.10.0a2.

many tests error out with cryptic errors:

            sys.stderr.write("Failed to extract data from script.\n")
            sys.stderr.write("Check the log for details: {0}\n".format(
                ', '.join(pyp2rpm.logger.destinations)))
>           raise SystemExit(3)
E           SystemExit: 3

The failure log is (very) long, not pasting it here. I suspect this has to do with the double digit minor version number, but I might be wrong.

For the build logs, see:

For all our attempts to build pyp2rpm with Python 3.10, see:

Testing and mass rebuild of packages is happening in copr. You can follow these instructions to test locally in mock if your package builds with Python 3.10:

Let us know here if you have any questions.

Python 3.10 will be included in Fedora 35. To make that update smoother, we're building Fedora packages with early pre-releases of Python 3.10.
A build failure prevents us from testing all dependent packages (transitive [Build]Requires), so if this package is required a lot, it's important for us to get it fixed soon.
We'd appreciate help from the people who know this package best, but if you don't want to work on this now, let us know so we can try to work around it on our side.

Comment 1 Gordon Messmer 2020-11-16 14:46:29 UTC in one of the packages included in pyp2rpm test_data (coverate_pth) does seem to be generating an exception due to the double-digit python minor version.  I can work on this, shortly.

Is there a container image available with the python 3.10 pre-release?

Comment 2 Miro Hrončok 2020-11-16 15:05:40 UTC
> Is there a container image available with the python 3.10 pre-release?

Nope, but there's a mock config:

Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2021-02-09 15:24:53 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 34 development cycle.
Changing version to 34.

Comment 4 Miro Hrončok 2021-06-04 20:14:42 UTC
This is a mass-posted update. Sorry if it is not 100% accurate to this bugzilla.

The Python 3.10 rebuild is in progress in a Koji side tag. If you manage to fix the problem, please commit the fix in the rawhide branch, but don't build the package in regular rawhide.

You can either build the package in the side tag, with:

    $ fedpkg build --target=f35-python

Or you can the build and we will eventually build it for you.

Note that the rebuild is still in progress, so not all (build) dependencies of this package might be available right away.


See also

If you have general questions about the rebuild, please use this mailing list thread:

Comment 5 Miro Hrončok 2021-06-07 22:59:17 UTC
The f35-python side tag has been merged to Rawhide. From now on, build as you would normally build.

Comment 6 Miro Hrončok 2021-06-08 11:20:09 UTC
*** Bug 1968869 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 7 Miro Hrončok 2021-06-15 20:22:48 UTC

This is the first reminder (step 3 from

If you know about this problem and are planning on fixing it, please acknowledge so by setting the bug status to ASSIGNED. If you don't have time to maintain this package, consider orphaning it, so maintainers of dependent packages realize the problem.

Comment 8 Gordon Messmer 2021-06-21 02:42:33 UTC
A working version should be available shortly.