[Slackbuilds-users] Python packages missing dependencies: should we report them?

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 17:44:35 UTC 2017

2017-01-15 14:20 GMT+01:00 Andrzej Telszewski <atelszewski at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> Some time ago I raised the problem of building Python package (borgbackup)
> in chroot environment, which has no Internet connection.
> It turned out that the build fails, because Python setup procedure was not
> able to download some required dependencies.
> I then added the dependency to REQUIRES and the package builds fine in
> chroot without network connection.
> I now encountered this exact problem when trying to build protobuf package.
> It fails to build because of missing google-apputils dependency.
> If I was building in an environment with network connection, google-apputils
> would be downloaded automatically and the build (I guess) would succeed.
> My question is:
> should we consider this a bug and report missing dependency?

yes, I'll put the maintainer in cc.


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