[Python-modules-team] Bug#845009: Cannot specify a 'check' option [ crc32 | crc64 | sha256 ]

Carlos Maddela e7appew at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 12:14:40 UTC 2016

Package: python-lzma
Version: 0.5.3-3
Severity: normal
Tags: patch


python-lzma fails with a ValueError exception if you try to set
the 'check' option to any of the accepted values as stated in the
documentation. I have attached an example script to demonstrate the

This bug was reported upstream quite a while ago now, here:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/pyliblzma/+bug/1243344, but remains
unfixed.  I have recently forwarded my patch though, here:

I will soon make my fix to the Debian package along with
other changes in the 'bugfixes' branch of this repo:

Best regards,


-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.7.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages python-lzma depends on:
ii  libc6       2.24-5
ii  liblzma5    5.2.2-1.2
ii  python      2.7.11-2
pn  python:any  <none>

python-lzma recommends no packages.

python-lzma suggests no packages.

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