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Bug 1225118 - %autosetup macro erroneously includes the line that follows it
Summary: %autosetup macro erroneously includes the line that follows it
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rpm
Version: 7.3
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Florian Festi
QA Contact: Karel Srot
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-05-26 15:39 UTC by Tadej Janež
Modified: 2015-11-19 11:58 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: rpm-4.11.3-16.el7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-11-19 11:58:42 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Failed build.log for package bup (1.35 KB, application/x-gzip)
2015-05-26 15:39 UTC, Tadej Janež
no flags Details

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2015:2138 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE rpm bug fix and enhancement update 2015-11-19 10:39:52 UTC

Description Tadej Janež 2015-05-26 15:39:40 UTC
Created attachment 1030005 [details]
Failed build.log for package bup

Description of problem:
I'm using the %autosetup macro to automatically apply patches included in the SPEC file:

When building my package for EPEL 7 (and Fedora 20), the build step fails since %autosetup also tries to include the line that follows it in the SPEC file ( when applying the patches:

+ /usr/bin/git commit -q -a -m 0005-Remove-support-for-par2-due-to-issues-with-the-versi.patch --author 'rpm-build <rpm-build>cp' /builddir/build/SOURCES/README.Fedora .
fatal: Paths with -a does not make sense.

For the complete build log, see the attached build.log.

How reproducible:

Actual results:
%autosetup macro feeds the line that follows it in the SPEC file to its patch management program (git).

Expected results:
%autosetup macro shouldn't feed the line that follows it in the SPEC file to its patch management program (git).

Additional info:
The same SPEC file (or SRPM) builds fine on Fedora 21+ (see:

I found a work-around for this bug: If I insert an empty line after the %autosetup macro, it builds fine.

Comment 2 Florian Festi 2015-07-07 15:49:45 UTC
Fixed upstream a while ago as 1bdcd0500865efd3566efd7f951228f69b58e755
See also #1045723

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 11:58:42 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

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