[Buildbot-devel] Of mock and mocking on Red Hat/Fedora systems

Gianluca Sforna giallu at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 16:49:24 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Gareth Armstrong
<gareth.armstrong at hp.com> wrote:
> So to cut a long story short, the culprit is Fedora's "mock".  That
> "Mock" takes an SRPM and builds it in a chroot and is a very groovy tool
> from building clean RPM packages.  Well it was groovy until it polluted
> Python's name space on my system.
> rpm -ql mock
> .
> /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/mock
> /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/mock/__init__.py
> .
> I will file a bug on Red Hat's bugzilla and see how it pans. As I said
> at the start this mail is for info.

Yeah, filing a bug seems a sensible approach. Feel free to CC me on
the bugreport when you do it

Gianluca Sforna


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