[Pkg-telepathy-maintainers] Bug#832865: Bug#832865: telepathy-python: FTBFS: will not overwrite just-created '/«PKGBUILDDIR»/debian/python-telepathy//usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/telepathy/_generated/errors.py' with '_generated/errors.py'

Santiago Vila sanvila at unex.es
Mon Mar 11 13:44:41 GMT 2019

Any progress on this FTBFS bug?

Not that I can reproduce it easily, but the problem is certainly still
there, see this for example:


I did a preliminary analysis here:


and I think that we almost have it.

Based on the above: Can you explain why does it *not* always fail?

Would the package build the same if we applied the patch below?


--- a/src/Makefile.in
+++ b/src/Makefile.in
@@ -219,7 +219,6 @@ spec_files := $(patsubst $(spec_dir)%.xml,_generated%.py,$(wildcard $(spec_dir)/
 	_generated/interfaces.py \
 	_generated/constants.py \
-	_generated/errors.py \
 	_generated/__init__.py \

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