[FTBFS] gnupg2 ftbfs when writing to $HOME on tests

Bug #1722939 reported by Tiago Stürmer Daitx on 2017-10-11
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Bug Description

Currently gnupg2 version 2.1.15-1ubuntu7 FTBFS because the opengpg tests try to write into $HOME.

https://launchpadlibrarian.net/337966140/buildlog_ubuntu-artful-amd64.gnupg2_2.1.15-1ubuntu7_BUILDING.txt.gz

Making check in openpgp
make[3]: Entering directory '/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/tests/openpgp'
LC_ALL=C EXEEXT= PATH=../gpgscm:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games TMP=/tmp srcdir=/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/../tests/openpgp objdir=/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build GPGSCM_PATH=/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/../tests/gpgscm:/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/../tests/openpgp /<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/build/tests/gpgscm/gpgscm \
  run-tests.scm version.scm mds.scm decrypt.scm decrypt-dsa.scm sigs.scm sigs-dsa.scm encrypt.scm encrypt-dsa.scm seat.scm clearsig.scm encryptp.scm detach.scm detachm.scm armsigs.scm armencrypt.scm armencryptp.scm signencrypt.scm signencrypt-dsa.scm armsignencrypt.scm armdetach.scm armdetachm.scm genkey1024.scm conventional.scm conventional-mdc.scm multisig.scm verify.scm gpgv-forged-keyring.scm armor.scm import.scm ecc.scm 4gb-packet.scm tofu.scm gpgtar.scm use-exact-key.scm default-key.scm export.scm ssh.scm issue2015.scm issue2346.scm issue2417.scm issue2419.scm
gpg: Fatal: can't create directory '/sbuild-nonexistent/.gnupg': No such file or directory

FAIL: version.scm
gpg: Fatal: can't create directory '/sbuild-nonexistent/.gnupg': No such file or directory

FAIL: mds.scm
gpg: Fatal: can't create directory '/sbuild-nonexistent/.gnupg': No such file or directory

FAIL: decrypt.scm
gpg: Fatal: can't create directory '/sbuild-nonexistent/.gnupg': No such file or directory

One fix is to force GNUPGHOME to point inside the build directory, another option is to upgrade it to a newer release that modified the tests to remove some directory dependencies [1]. The upgrade requires a merge from Debian, creates new packages and changes how gnupg2 interacts with systemd, thus not ideal so close to the release.

[1] https://git.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=gnupg.git;a=commit;h=7e19786a5ddef637d1d9d21593fecf5a36b6f372

tags: added: artful ftbfs
Tiago Stürmer Daitx (tdaitx) wrote :

debdiff that modifies test/opengpg/Makefile.am to set GNUPGHOME to a directory inside the build dir.

tags: added: patch
Changed in gnupg2 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
milestone: none → ubuntu-17.11
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gnupg2 - 2.1.15-1ubuntu8

---------------
gnupg2 (2.1.15-1ubuntu8) artful; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/0005-set-gnupghome-for-tests.patch:
    - set GNUPGHOME to a directory under the build directory as the
      default value relies on $HOME which shouldn't be used during
      the package build. LP: #1722939.

 -- Tiago Stürmer Daitx <email address hidden> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:20:46 +0000

Changed in gnupg2 (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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