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Bug 1977664 - waiverdb fails to build with Sphinx 4.0.2
Summary: waiverdb fails to build with Sphinx 4.0.2
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: waiverdb
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: gnaponie
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 1975260
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Reported: 2021-06-30 08:53 UTC by Karolina Surma
Modified: 2021-07-13 09:27 UTC (History)
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Description Karolina Surma 2021-06-30 08:53:20 UTC
waiverdb fails to build with Sphinx 4.0.2 in Fedora 35 (currently Rawhide).

+ make -C docs html man text
make: Entering directory '/builddir/build/BUILD/waiverdb-1.3.0/docs'
Running Sphinx v4.0.2
Extension error:
Could not import extension sphinxcontrib.autohttp.flask (exception: cannot import name 'force_decode' from 'sphinx.util' (/usr/lib/python3.10/site-packages/sphinx/util/
make: *** [Makefile:20: html] Error 2

For the logs from testing build attempts, see:

You can test you package using Koji scratch build
koji build --scratch <srpm>

Sphinx 4.0.2 will be included in Fedora 35.
Let us know here if you have any questions. Thank you!

Comment 1 Lukas Holecek 2021-07-13 09:27:57 UTC
This is caused by a bug in Sphinx ( and it looks like it has been already fixed in upstream recently.

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