Bug 889732

Summary: latest mock seems to require newer python - blows up immediately on run
Product: [Fedora] Fedora EPEL Reporter: Erik M Jacobs <ejacobs>
Component: mockAssignee: Clark Williams <williams>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Erik M Jacobs 2012-12-22 20:53:48 EST
Description of problem:
The latest iteration of mock from EPEL5 (1.0.36-1.el5) seems to require a newer python.  On run, it blows up immediately with a syntax error.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run mock (any options)
Actual results:
[thoraxe@rpmbuild ~]$ mock
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/mock", line 66, in ?
    import mockbuild.backend
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/mockbuild/backend.py", line 237
SyntaxError: invalid syntax

Expected results:
mock should run

Additional info:
Comment 1 Erik M Jacobs 2013-01-27 21:07:47 EST
It's been about a month with no update/needinfo/etc.  Anything going on here?
Comment 2 Clark Williams 2013-01-30 10:39:34 EST
* Mon Nov 26 2012 Clark Williams <williams@redhat.com> - 1.0.37-1
- fix python2.6+ syntax that crept in [BZ# 878989]
- update tests to work properly on i386 host

I did a new version before you filed this bug. Please test the current version and let me know if it doesn't fix your issue.