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Bug 1896398 - condor fails to build with Python 3.10: Py_SIZE= needs to be replaced with Py_SET_SIZE
Summary: condor fails to build with Python 3.10: Py_SIZE= needs to be replaced with Py...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1896382
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: condor
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ben Cotton
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: PYTHON3.10
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-11-10 13:25 UTC by Tomáš Hrnčiar
Modified: 2021-07-26 12:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-11-18 18:12:52 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Tomáš Hrnčiar 2020-11-10 13:25:15 UTC
condor fails to build with Python 3.10.0a2.

/usr/include/boost/python/object/make_instance.hpp:50:13: error: lvalue required as left operand of assignment
   50 |             Py_SIZE(instance) = offsetof(instance_t, storage);
      |             ^~~~~~~

bpo-39573: Convert Py_REFCNT() and Py_SIZE() macros to static inline functions. They cannot be used as l-value anymore: use Py_SET_REFCNT() and Py_SET_SIZE() to set an object reference count and size. This change is backward incompatible on purpose, to prepare the C API for an opaque PyObject structure.

For the build logs, see:

For all our attempts to build condor 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 Miro Hrončok 2020-11-18 17:57:15 UTC
The change was reverted in Python 3.10, because it caused too much trouble (the amount of affected Fedora packages was too big). Keeping this open for now, unit  anew alpha version is out to test it out.

This comment is mass posted in all relevant bugzillas. If you already worked upstream to fix the problem, please let them know about the revert.

Comment 2 Tim Theisen 2020-11-18 18:02:15 UTC
This is ultimately a problem with boost. Once boost is fixed, condor should compile with Python 3.10.

Comment 3 Miro Hrončok 2020-11-18 18:12:52 UTC
Ack. It built:

Sorry for the noise.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1896382 ***

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