OBS Mailing List Summary, Week 48
Here is a summary of activity on the opensuse-buildservice mailing list during week 48:
Dr. Edscott Wilson consulted the list about a problem he experienced
when trying to add a package to his home project via
osc addremove -r – he can only add the top directory. No
subdirectories are not added (“skipping directory” message displayed
for each), and with no directories, the package fails to build.
- Answer: the
addremove(ar) command in
oscis only for packages, not projects. If you are about to import a bunch of packages, use
osc addinstead of
Dr. Edscott Wilson asked the list what is the correct way to specify multiple spec files for different platforms.
- Answer: Use the right namme for the spec file. For example,
Hans-Peter Jansen asked the list how to correctly specify packages
autoconf for building.
autoconfused to be included in the default build environment, but has since been removed. Therefore, the spec file should include
Malcolm wrote that, when he attempts to remove a repository via the web UI, it fails with error message “Failed to remove target ‘FOO_BAR’ Unable to delete repository; following repositories depend on this project: …” even though the repository/project no longer exists.
- Answer: this operation is not supported in the web UI. Use
osc meta prj -e -f $PROJECTinstead.
Guillaume Gardet wrote about getting an “Unable to submit” error when he
attempted a SR to
openSUSE:13.1:Update via the web UI
- Answer: use
osc mrinstead of the web UI
osc srwill also work, as
oscwill “auto-convert” the
Guillaume Gardet wrote about his travails getting PHP 5.4 to compile
for SLE11-SP2. In the end, the problem turned out to be
systemd-related lines in the
%post sections of the
spec file. These needed to be disabled for SLE11-SP2.