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Bug 1900789 - sugar-datastore fails to build with Python 3.10: detects Python 3.1 instead of Python 3.10
Summary: sugar-datastore fails to build with Python 3.10: detects Python 3.1 instead o...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sugar-datastore
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ibiam
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 1969191 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: PYTHON3.10 F35FTBFS, RAWHIDEFTBFS F35FailsToInstall, RAWHIDEFailsToInstall 1969192
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Reported: 2020-11-23 17:39 UTC by Tomáš Hrnčiar
Modified: 2021-06-23 18:01 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2021-06-23 18:01:32 UTC
Type: Bug

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patch to fix sugar-datastore-0.118 configure mis-detection of (1.10 KB, patch)
2021-06-22 20:24 UTC, Alex Perez
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Description Tomáš Hrnčiar 2020-11-23 17:39:24 UTC
sugar-datastore fails to build with Python 3.10.0a2.

checking whether python3 version is >= 3... yes
checking for python3 version... 3.1
checking for python3 platform... linux
checking for python3 script directory... ${prefix}/lib/python3.10/site-packages
checking for python3 extension module directory... ${exec_prefix}/lib64/python3.10/site-packages
checking for headers required to compile python extensions... not found
configure: error: could not find Python headers

For the build logs, see:

For all our attempts to build sugar-datastore 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 Ben Cotton 2021-02-09 15:27:59 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 34 development cycle.
Changing version to 34.

Comment 2 Miro Hrončok 2021-06-04 20:14:38 UTC
This is a mass-posted update. Sorry if it is not 100% accurate to this bugzilla.

The Python 3.10 rebuild is in progress in a Koji side tag. If you manage to fix the problem, please commit the fix in the rawhide branch, but don't build the package in regular rawhide.

You can either build the package in the side tag, with:

    $ fedpkg build --target=f35-python

Or you can the build and we will eventually build it for you.

Note that the rebuild is still in progress, so not all (build) dependencies of this package might be available right away.


See also

If you have general questions about the rebuild, please use this mailing list thread:

Comment 3 Miro Hrončok 2021-06-07 22:59:14 UTC
The f35-python side tag has been merged to Rawhide. From now on, build as you would normally build.

Comment 4 Miro Hrončok 2021-06-08 11:49:50 UTC
*** Bug 1969191 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 5 Ibiam 2021-06-16 12:31:05 UTC
@mhroncok I've been looking at fixing this issue but I haven't been able to come up with a solution, I think it might be an upstream fix but I'm just guessing as we don't have any Python version globs in the spec file. What can I do to fix it?

Comment 6 Miro Hrončok 2021-06-16 12:38:04 UTC
> I think it might be an upstream fix

Yes, this problem is not in the specfile but in the aclocal.m4 and configure script.

It has:

  am_cv_python_version=`$PYTHON -c "import sys; sys.stdout.write(sys.version[:3])"`

Which gives 3.1 on Python 3.10.

It can be replaced with:

  am_cv_python_version=`$PYTHON -c "import sys; sys.stdout.write('{0}.{1}'.format(sys.version_info.major, sys.version_info.minor))"`

Comment 7 Alex Perez 2021-06-22 20:24:52 UTC
Created attachment 1793240 [details]
patch to fix sugar-datastore-0.118 configure mis-detection of

With this patch, the current version of 0.118 will configure and compile cleanly.

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