[Debichem-devel] Bug#831264: rdkit: FTBFS: ! LaTeX Error: File `iftex.sty' not found.

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at debian.org
Thu Jul 14 10:40:01 UTC 2016

Source: rdkit
Version: 201503-3
Severity: serious
Tags: stretch sid
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20160714 qa-ftbfs
Justification: FTBFS on amd64


During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on

Relevant part (hopefully):
> make[3]: Entering directory '/«PKGBUILDDIR»/Docs/Book/_build/latex'
> pdflatex  'RDKit.tex'
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.17 (TeX Live 2016/Debian) (preloaded format=pdflatex)
>  restricted \write18 enabled.
> entering extended mode
> (./RDKit.tex
> LaTeX2e <2016/03/31> patch level 1
> Babel <3.9r> and hyphenation patterns for 3 language(s) loaded.
> (./sphinxmanual.cls
> Document Class: sphinxmanual 2009/06/02 Document class (Sphinx manual)
> (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/report.cls
> Document Class: report 2014/09/29 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class
> (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/size10.clo)))
> ! LaTeX Error: File `iftex.sty' not found.
> Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed,
> or enter new name. (Default extension: sty)
> Enter file name: 
> ! Emergency stop.
> <read *> 
> l.5 ^^M
> !  ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
> Transcript written on RDKit.log.
> make[3]: *** [RDKit.pdf] Error 1

The full build log is available from:

A list of current common problems and possible solutions is available at
http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS . You're welcome to contribute!

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on EC2 VM instances from
Amazon Web Services, using a clean, minimal and up-to-date chroot. Every
failed build was retried once to eliminate random failures.

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