Community Packages

Please read this before reporting a bug:

Do NOT report bugs when a package is just outdated, or it is in Unsupported. Use the 'flag out of date' link on the package page, or the Mailing List.

REPEAT: Do NOT report bugs for outdated packages!

FS#56568 - [bzr-fastimport] uses forked source that no longer exists, cannot be built

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Monday, 04 December 2017, 15:26 GMT
Last edited by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 17:10 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Maxime Gauduin (Alucryd)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


The source currently tries to use lp:~jelmer/bzr-fastimport/trunk which is a no-longer-existing branch. It appears to have been a fork of lp:bzr-fastimport and the only difference in the current packaged version is:

diff -ur current/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/bzrlib/plugins/fastimport/ packaged/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/bzrlib/plugins/fastimport/
--- current/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/bzrlib/plugins/fastimport/ 2017-12-04 10:08:47.000000000 -0500
+++ packaged/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/bzrlib/plugins/fastimport/ 2016-05-21 08:09:47.000000000 -0400
@@ -436,7 +436,7 @@

# Build and return the result
- return commands.CommitCommand(git_ref, mark, author_info,
+ return commands.CommitCommand(git_ref, str(mark), author_info,
committer_info, revobj.message.encode("utf-8"), from_, merges, iter(file_cmds),
more_authors=more_author_info, properties=properties)


mark ==> str(mark)

We should be building from the upstream code and adding pending patches if necessary rather than building from a mysterious fork.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Eli Schwartz (eschwartz)
Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 17:10 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing: nity.git/commit/?h=packages/bzr-fastimpo rt&id=46fd2920157dbc46cbfab7653b89d7 5f329a5b59