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Bug 1793480 - airtsp fails to build -- Illegal char '$' (0x24) in: $version (from /usr/lib64/pkgconfig/airtsp.pc)
Summary: airtsp fails to build -- Illegal char '$' (0x24) in: $version (from /usr/lib6...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: airtsp
Version: 32
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Denis Arnaud
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-01-21 12:57 UTC by Miro Hrončok
Modified: 2020-06-04 22:26 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2020-06-04 22:26:48 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Miro Hrončok 2020-01-21 12:57:22 UTC
airtsp-1.01.5-3 fails to build in Fedora, has illegal RPM version requirements:

error: Illegal char '$' (0x24) in: $version

This is caused by the dependency generator that sees:

    Version: $version

In /usr/lib64/pkgconfig/airtsp.pc.

Previously, RPM silently ignored such errors, now it fails.

This blocks the Python 3.9 rebuild but also fails with Python 3.8.

Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2020-02-11 17:31:22 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 32 development cycle.
Changing version to 32.

Comment 2 Fedora Release Engineering 2020-02-16 04:23:25 UTC
Dear Maintainer,

your package has not been built successfully in 32. Action is required from you.

If you can fix your package to build, perform a build in koji, and either create
an update in bodhi, or close this bug without creating an update, if updating is
not appropriate [1]. If you are working on a fix, set the status to ASSIGNED to
acknowledge this. Following the latest policy for such packages [2], your package
will be orphaned if this bug remains in NEW state more than 8 weeks.

A week before the mass branching of Fedora 33 according to the schedule [3],
any packages not successfully rebuilt at least on Fedora 31 will be
retired regardless of the status of this bug.


Comment 3 Denis Arnaud 2020-02-16 10:14:41 UTC
As a matter of fact, that issue was fixed with the 8c06ca fix on master (F32 at the time) 9 days ago:

It has been building cleanly since then:

Comment 4 Miro Hrončok 2020-05-25 13:01:22 UTC
This comment is mass posted to all bugs blocking the Python 3.9 tracker, sorry if it is not 100 % relevant. When in doubt, please ask.

The Python 3.9 rebuild is in progress in a Koji side tag.

If you fix this bug, please don't rebuild the package in regular rawhide, but do it in the side tag with:

    $ fedpkg build --target=f33-python

The rebuild is progressing slowly and it is possible this package won't have all the required build dependencies yet. If that's the case, please just leave the fix committed and pushed and we will eventually rebuild it for you.

You are not asked to go and try rebuild all the missing dependencies yourself. If you know there is a bootstrap loop in the dependencies, let me know and we can untangle it together.

If you want to test your fix or reproduce the failure, you can still use the Copr repo mentioned in the initial comment of this bug:

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