[packman] A_tw-libqt4 is a linked package but differs from the link source

Stefan Seyfried stefan.seyfried at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 22 18:06:35 CET 2023

On 22.02.23 15:25, Manfred Hollstein wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 12:46:59 +0100, Manfred Hollstein wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> the package A_tw-libqt4 fails since quite some time due to a patch which
>> cannot be applied. I took a look and found out the following:
>>    1. Multimedia/A_tw-libqt4 links to remote openSUSE.org:KDE:Qt/libqt4
>>    2. Comparing both packages results in lots of differences, e.g. the
>>       failing patch does not even exist in openSUSE.org:KDE:Qt/libqt4
>> Does anybody have an idea, what could be reason for this? I would have
>> expected that both packages are identical...
>> I could remove and re-create the package again, but I prefer to actually
>> know, how this could develop!
> I have now branched the same package to our Staging project using:
>    $ osc -A pmbs branch openSUSE.org:KDE:Qt libqt4 Staging A_tw-libqt4
> and enabled openSUSE_Tumbleweed as the only build architecture. Build
> doesn't start and checking the package doesn't look good either:
>    $ osc -A pmbs buildinfo Staging A_tw-libqt4 openSUSE_Tumbleweed x86_64
>    <buildinfo project="Staging" repository="openSUSE_Tumbleweed" package="A_tw-libqt4" downloadurl="http://pmbs-api.links2linux.de:8080">
>      <arch>x86_64</arch>
>      <error>excluded</error>
>      <srcmd5>0d715460b0515c112503c2adef548560</srcmd5>
>      <verifymd5>9b8490225476a74f0c0575d5df297074</verifymd5>
>      <rev>1</rev>
>      <debuginfo>0</debuginfo>
>    </buildinfo>
> @Stefan, could this indicate some problems with the pmbs-api interface?

I don't think so (different Stefan, but anyway :-)

You linked a package with two spec file but your link has a name not 
matching those spec files, so OBS does not know what to build and thus 
excludes both spec files.

You need to add a _multibuild file or remove one of those spec files.
Stefan Seyfried

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over
  public relations, for nature cannot be fooled." -- Richard Feynman

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