please upgrade pristine-tar to support version 3

Bug #1732400 reported by Gianfranco Costamagna
This bug affects 8 people
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Colin Watson

Bug Description

I got trapped by this bug when I imported the new boinc release, and found a related question already on lp.

Please make the infrastructure understand the new delta format.

RUN ['git-build-recipe', '--safe', '--no-build', '--manifest', '/home/buildd/build-RECIPEBRANCHBUILD-1483456/chroot-autobuild/home/buildd/work/tree/manifest', '--distribution', 'artful', '--allow-fallback-to-native', '--append-version', '~ubuntu17.10.1', '/home/buildd/build-RECIPEBRANCHBUILD-1483456/chroot-autobuild/home/buildd/work/recipe', '/home/buildd/build-RECIPEBRANCHBUILD-1483456/chroot-autobuild/home/buildd/work/tree']
pristine-tar: delta is version 3, newer than maximum supported version 2
pristine-tar: failed to generate tarball
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/git-build-recipe", line 9, in <module>
    load_entry_point('git-build-recipe==0.1', 'console_scripts', 'git-build-recipe')()
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/gitbuildrecipe/", line 164, in main
    package_version.upstream_version, working_basedir)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/gitbuildrecipe/", line 74, in extract_upstream_tarball
  File "/usr/lib/python3.5/", line 581, in check_call
    raise CalledProcessError(retcode, cmd)
subprocess.CalledProcessError: Command '['pristine-tar', 'checkout', '/home/buildd/build-RECIPEBRANCHBUILD-1483456/chroot-autobuild/home/buildd/work/tree/boinc_7.8.4+dfsg.orig.tar.gz']' returned non-zero exit status 255

Tags: canonical-is
description: updated
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Thomas Karl Pietrowski (thopiekar) wrote :

As a reference, here is the question I created before:

no longer affects: poco (Ubuntu)
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Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

I've done the relevant backports and filed a ticket with our sysadmins to copy them over.

affects: launchpad → launchpad-buildd
Changed in launchpad-buildd:
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → In Progress
Stuart Bishop (stub)
tags: added: canonical-is
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Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

This has been rolled out now. Let me know if this still doesn't appear to work.

Changed in launchpad-buildd:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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