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Bug 1582900 - libxfce4ui: FTBFS in Fedora 28
Summary: libxfce4ui: FTBFS in Fedora 28
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libxfce4ui
Version: 28
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mukundan Ragavan
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: F28FTBFS
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-05-27 18:06 UTC by Fedora Release Engineering
Modified: 2018-05-28 02:54 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2018-05-28 02:54:54 UTC
Type: ---

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root.log (deleted)
2018-05-27 18:06 UTC, Fedora Release Engineering
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build.log (deleted)
2018-05-27 18:06 UTC, Fedora Release Engineering
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state.log (deleted)
2018-05-27 18:06 UTC, Fedora Release Engineering
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Debian BTS 881915 0 None None None 2018-05-27 18:48:45 UTC

Description Fedora Release Engineering 2018-05-27 18:06:24 UTC
libxfce4ui failed to build from source in Fedora 28

For details on the mass rebuild see:

Please fix libxfce4ui at your earliest convenience and set the bug's status to
ASSIGNED when you start fixing it. If the bug remains in NEW state for 8 weeks,
libxfce4ui will be orphaned. Before branching of Fedora 29,
libxfce4ui will be retired, if it still fails to build.

For more details on the FTBFS policy, please visit:

Comment 1 Fedora Release Engineering 2018-05-27 18:06:36 UTC
Created attachment 1442494 [details]

Comment 2 Fedora Release Engineering 2018-05-27 18:06:46 UTC
Created attachment 1442495 [details]

Comment 3 Fedora Release Engineering 2018-05-27 18:06:51 UTC
Created attachment 1442496 [details]

Comment 4 Raphael Groner 2018-05-27 18:48:46 UTC
From build.log:
gtkdoc-mktmpl --module=libxfce4ui 
make[2]: gtkdoc-mktmpl: Command not found
make[2]: *** [Makefile:733: tmpl-build.stamp] Error 127

Missing BuildRequires? Better fix Makefile because upstream has finally removed and deprecated mktmpl.

A similiar bug existed in Debian:

Comment 5 Raphael Groner 2018-05-27 18:55:37 UTC
README in gtk-doc: "Please use DoxBook XML instead of DocBook SGML - support for the later will be dropped."
Besides I don't know details what this means, someone should poke upstream and request a patch.

Comment 6 Mukundan Ragavan 2018-05-27 22:23:07 UTC
The easiest way to fix this would be to remove --enable-gtk-doc during building.

This is already done in 4.13 releases.

Comment 7 Mukundan Ragavan 2018-05-27 22:24:46 UTC
In 4.13.x, we have

gtkdoc-mkdb --module=libxfce4ui --output-format=xml --expand-content-files="" --main-sgml-file=libxfce4ui-docs.xml ${_source_dir} --sgml-mode --output-format=xml

Kevin, any objections if I remove --enable-gtk-doc?

Comment 8 Kevin Fenzi 2018-05-27 22:42:45 UTC
go ahead. I tried some calls to gtkdocize to fix this, but it needs more than that, so sure,

Comment 9 Mukundan Ragavan 2018-05-28 02:54:54 UTC
Fixed in rawhide (build should complete shortly). For F28, we can push the changes for F28 with the next update.

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