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FS#70023 - [python-setuptools] missing makedepend on python-setuptools

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Kevin Mihelich (kmihelich) - Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 01:37 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 06:41 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Felix Yan (felixonmars)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


Description: Checkdepends are being used as makedepends. When building without checks, the package fails to build. Missing a makedepend on python-setuptools.

Additional info:
* package version: 1:53.1.0-1
* log:
==> Starting build()...
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/build/python-setuptools/src/setuptools-53.1.0/", line 162, in <module>
dist = setuptools.setup(**setup_params)
File "/build/python-setuptools/src/setuptools-53.1.0/setuptools/", line 152, in setup
File "/build/python-setuptools/src/setuptools-53.1.0/setuptools/", line 145, in _install_setup_requires
File "/build/python-setuptools/src/setuptools-53.1.0/setuptools/", line 681, in parse_config_files
parse_configuration(self, self.command_options,
File "/build/python-setuptools/src/setuptools-53.1.0/setuptools/", line 152, in parse_configuration
File "/build/python-setuptools/src/setuptools-53.1.0/setuptools/", line 463, in parse
File "/build/python-setuptools/src/setuptools-53.1.0/setuptools/", line 651, in parse_section_entry_points
self['entry_points'] = parsed
File "/build/python-setuptools/src/setuptools-53.1.0/setuptools/", line 210, in __setitem__
raise KeyError(option_name)
KeyError: 'entry_points'

Steps to reproduce: Build in a clean chroot passing --nocheck to makepkg
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Comment by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 02:33 GMT
That's pretty odd since setuptools is in theory supposed to bootstrap itself...