[OE-core] dbus-test no longer built for dbus-ptest after last bitbake changes

Richard Purdie richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Jul 21 09:44:20 UTC 2015

On Tue, 2015-07-14 at 16:21 +0200, Martin Jansa wrote:
> I'm not 100% sure it's related to recent bitbake variable expansion
> changes, but my recent builds are failing with errors about
> dbus-ptest cannot be installed because dbus-test-ptest doesn't exist
> Collected errors:
>  * satisfy_dependencies_for: Cannot satisfy the following dependencies
>  * for dbus-ptest:
>  * 	dbus-test-ptest * 
>  * opkg_install_cmd: Cannot install package dbus-ptest.
> It's using a bit strange construct to add it to RDEPENDS:
> meta/recipes-core/dbus/dbus.inc:RDEPENDS_dbus-ptest_class-target =
> "dbus-test-ptest"
> but checking cooker log shows that dbus-test
> (meta/recipes-core/dbus/dbus-test_1.8.18.bb) wasn't built at all, only
> dbus-test message is from opkg error and this QA error from dbus itself:
> NOTE: recipe dbus-1.8.18-r0: task do_package_write_ipk: Started
> WARNING: QA Issue: dbus-ptest rdepends on dbus-test-ptest, but it isn't
> a build dependency? [build-deps]
> Any ideas?

I've confirmed this is a bug in the bitbake data store changes. The fix
is to replace a copy.copy() with a copy.deepcopy(). I'll sort out
patches as soon as I can although I'm travelling a bit this week. Also
need to write a testcase for it.



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