Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1271053
backport fix for bug 1242946 in f21
Last modified: 2015-12-02 13:20:22 EST
Description of problem:
dnf-enabled mock on fc21 fails to find /bin/sh for rawhide chroots.
It succeeds on fc22.
It succeeds when using yum.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. mock -r fedora-rawhide-i386 --dnf --init
2. mock -r fedora-rawhide-i386 --dnf --install /bin/sh
No package /bin/csh available.
Error: no package matched: /bin/sh
This bug seems to be the cause of rawhide build-failures, e.g. http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=11421950
Seems as if the version of dnf being used on fc21 and on Fedora's builders doesn't handle file deps correctly.
In which version of dnf is this bug fixed?
All versions, which currently are available for f21 still carry this really serious bug, nor do I see an update pending, which would fix this bug.
It's fixed in F22+. This seems to be a duplicate of bug 1242946. Noted this could be backported to F21 but we don't plan any new release for f21. Please, explain me the severity of this bug.
(In reply to Jan Silhan from comment #2)
> It's fixed in F22+.
Exactly - You apparently did not read this BZ but preferred to cheat and to close it.
What shall I think of this?
> This seems to be a duplicate of bug 1242946. Noted this
> could be backported to F21 but we don't plan any new release for f21.
Then reconsider your decision - Your package is broken and you are telling me you are refusing to fix the bugs you are responsible for?
What shall I think of this?
> Please, explain me the severity of this bug.
Rel-eng is using fedora-21-rpm based packages on Fedora's builders.
=> Your bug is not only breaking fedora-21, you are responsibile for having broken Fedora's builders, with many serious consequences.
E.g. right now in the dnf-enabled/mock in Fedora's rawhide builders fail to build some rawhide packages, because of this bug. This subsequently causes f23-packages not to be pushed and to pile up.
Rest assured, I did not mark this bug as critical for fun. I am expecting YOU and rel-eng to fix it ASAP or even stronger consequences to be taken.
I have created the ticket  for builders upgrade. F21 will be EOL soon so backporting of everything is not a long-term solution.
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