Control: severity -1 important On 14.09.2017 14:18, Julian Andres Klode wrote: > On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 03:40:52PM +0100, Neil Williams wrote: >> Package: python2.7 >> Version: 2.7.13-4 >> Severity: serious >> Justification: causes other packages to FTBFS >> >> With 2.7.13-4 installed, I am unable to build documentation as sphinx >> errors out: >> >> sphinx-build -b html -d _build/doctrees -n -j 4 . _build/html >> Running Sphinx v1.4.9 >> making output directory... >> loading pickled environment... not yet created >> loading intersphinx inventory from https://docs.python.org/2/objects.inv... >> building [mo]: targets for 0 po files that are out of date >> building [html]: targets for 91 source files that are out of date >> updating environment: 91 added, 0 changed, 0 removed >> reading sources... [100%] test-repositories .. writing-tests >> >> waiting for workers... >> >> Exception occurred: >> File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/sphinx/util/parallel.py", line 97, >> in _join_one >> exc, result = pipe.recv() >> EOFError > > Given that this is a regression in 2.7.13-4, can we please revert > unstable to 2.7.13-3 again (as 2.7.14~rc1+really2.7.13-1 or something). > > Having an rc-buggy python in unstable that breaks reverse dependencies for > two months > is not really acceptable
ok, lowered the severity. You can work around it by using python3-sphinx (preferred solution anyway), or by dropping the -j parallel build.