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Bug 878989

Summary: Mock 1.0.36 seems to require python 2.6 syntax, el5 uses python 2.4
Product: [Fedora] Fedora EPEL Reporter: Paul Knox-Kennedy <paul.knox-kennedy>
Component: mockAssignee: Clark Williams <williams>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Paul Knox-Kennedy 2012-11-21 17:56:29 UTC
Description of problem: Mock fails with a syntax error on a finally clause

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):1.0.36

How reproducible: Consistent

Steps to Reproduce:
Upgrade to mock 1.0.36 package.
Run a mock build
Actual results:

     [exec] Traceback (most recent call last):
     [exec]   File "/usr/sbin/mock", line 66, in ?
     [exec]     import mockbuild.backend
     [exec]   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/mockbuild/", line 237
     [exec]     finally:
     [exec]           ^
     [exec] SyntaxError: invalid syntax

Expected results: Successfull build

Additional info: finally is not valid python24 syntax

Comment 1 Clark Williams 2012-11-21 22:48:26 UTC
I foolishly let python > 2.4 conventions slip into the mock-1.0 branch so I'll need to clean that up. May take me a couple of days though.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-11-28 15:49:20 UTC
mock-1.0.37-1.el5 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 5.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-11-28 17:37:20 UTC
Package mock-1.0.37-1.el5:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=epel-testing mock-1.0.37-1.el5'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-01-23 22:03:09 UTC
mock-1.0.37-1.el5 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.