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Bug 1900680 - nwchem fails to build with Python 3.10: compilation terminated
Summary: nwchem fails to build with Python 3.10: compilation terminated
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nwchem
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: marcindulak
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: PYTHON3.10
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-11-23 14:16 UTC by Tomáš Hrnčiar
Modified: 2020-11-26 11:10 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2020-11-26 11:10:22 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Tomáš Hrnčiar 2020-11-23 14:16:50 UTC
nwchem fails to build with Python 3.10.0a2.

make[1]: Entering directory '/builddir/build/BUILD/nwchem-5d4a0e84c8f8d9656a0ac37e796a9a4eff8c5ad9/src/python'
/bin/sh: python3.1-config: command not found
Compiling python_input.F...
/bin/sh: python3.1-config: command not found
Compiling task_python.c...
task_python.c:4:10: fatal error: Python.h: No such file or directory
    4 | #include <Python.h>
      |          ^~~~~~~~~~
compilation terminated.

For the build logs, see:

For all our attempts to build nwchem 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 marcindulak 2020-11-23 15:51:23 UTC
Upstream issue


1. Is python3.10-config available by convention for python development builds, like 3.10.0a2?

2. Is there a way to test python 3.10 directly in a koji scratch build?

Comment 2 Miro Hrončok 2020-11-23 18:21:36 UTC
1. yes. dnf install python3.10

2. no. only mock/copr

Comment 3 marcindulak 2020-11-26 08:51:48 UTC
Build succeeded at

Comment 4 Miro Hrončok 2020-11-26 11:10:22 UTC

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