[pacman-dev] Dependency Problem with bzr and makepkg

Andrew Gregory andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 12:24:15 UTC 2016

On 03/27/16 at 02:00pm, Tim wrote:
> On 27.03.2016 13:27, Bruno Pagani wrote:
> >
> > Le 27 mars 2016 13:25:16 GMT+02:00, Andrew Gregory <andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com> a écrit :
> >> On 03/27/16 at 12:40pm, Tim wrote:
> >>> What is the minimal required set of preintalled packages  to build
> >> own
> >>> packages, is base-devel not enough? Or is it possible to add bzr as a
> >>> dependency to pacman (or move it from extra to base-devel)?
> >> What do you man by "minimal required set of preinstalled packages to
> >> build own packages"?  The set of packages required to build something
> >> depends entirely on the package you are trying to build.
> > I think the question is, excepted base-devel, which packages are
> > assumed to be installed on any system in order to build any
> > package, outside of the makedependz of that package. So, like
> > base-devel packages are not in makedepends, are there any other
> > package that is in the same case?
> yes, thats what I meant.

The exclusion of base-devel from makedepends is an Arch policy and has
nothing to do with pacman or makepkg.

> > I believe not, since this is the purpose of base-devel. So, the
> > issue here is rather the one you’ve pointed out: bzr.sh should not
> > be sourced before bzr is installed.
> >
> > Bruno
> The complete build log is available here:
> https://ci.virtapi.org/job/Arch_Package_libunity/4/console
> jenkins clones the AUR repo, then starts makechrootpkg. The host system
> is complaining about the missing bzr package before makedepends is being
> handled. The build works after installing bzr on the host:
> https://ci.virtapi.org/job/Arch_Package_libunity/6/console

As you can see, makechrootpkg calls makepkg first with --verifysource.
makepkg's man page clearly states that dependencies are ignored with
--verifysource unless --syncdeps is also used.


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