[Build-common-hackers] Bug#439915: Warning about Python policy breaks build process

Jussi Hakala jussi.hakala at hut.fi
Tue Aug 28 13:01:06 UTC 2007

Package: cdbs
Version: 0.4.48

When a warning about not confirming to new Python policy is raised, the 
build will break. This is due to the fact that hashes (#) are present in 
the warning string.

Changing these to other characters, such as equal signs (=), fixes the 

A patch is included.

Here is a transcript of the problem:

$ fakeroot debian/rules clean
/usr/share/cdbs/1/class/python-distutils.mk:104: *** unterminated call 
to function `warning': missing `)'.  Stop.
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