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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] how to find out why a package is excluded from build?
  • From: Carsten Hoeger <choeger@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 10:58:03 +0200
  • Message-id: <20090811085803.GC5354@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Aug 11, Adrian Schröter wrote:

I copied my branding package from the Education project:
ct =server%3AOX%3Aunsupported

It builds locally now using osc build but issues some warnings, though:

the warnings from rpmlint (or similar the errors) can lead to a failed
package but not to the package being ignored.

OBS just silently excludes that package.
Any idea?

looking at the above URL, I see that build is disabled for almost all
distributions/architectures except for openSUSE 11.1 on i586
(where the package does build) and except for xUbuntu, where the
package is probably ignored for only having a specfile and not a dsc-file
(AFAIK the latter distrubutions are deb-based and not rpm based)

In other words: could you try enabling the build flags for the
distributions disabled in the package flags (by clicking on the gearwheel
icon) ?

We discussed this on IRC yesterday, it was caused by a global setting in
choegers project that all repos are type "kiwi". So a spec file was not
appropriate and the scheduler excluded it.

Adrian told me to add an if condition around the imaging stuff

%if "%_repository" == "images"
Type: kiwi
Repotype: none
Patterntype: none

Now it is working again, thanks for the help.

It would, however, make sense to somehow find out why a build is excluded,
e.g. an error message like "found no valid kiwi image description" or
something similar.

With best regards,

Carsten Hoeger
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