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Re: Incorrect dependency in python3-lxml

Hi Simon,

On Fri, Nov 20, 2020 at 01:35:50PM +0000, Simon McVittie wrote:
> ...
> >  python3-lxml : Depends: python3 (< 3.6) but 3.7.3-1 is to be installed
> The amd64 binaries uploaded to buster-backports by Andreas Tille (cc'd)
> seem to have been built in a stretch environment? Other architectures'
> builds from the buildds seem to be as expected.

> https://packages.debian.org/buster-backports/python3-lxml says:
> dep: python3 (<< 3.6) [amd64]
> dep: python3 (<< 3.8) [not amd64]
> dep: python3 (>= 3.5~) [amd64]
> dep: python3 (>= 3.7~) [not amd64]
> If backports packages can be binNMU'd, please could someone with
> appropriate access rebuild this? I think the right runes are:
> nmu python3-lxml_4.6.1-1~bpo10+1 . amd64 . buster-backports . -m 'Rebuild in buster environment'
> Or if binNMUs are not possible in buster-backports, someone who uses
> and can test this backported package could do a source-only upload.

If it helps I can do a source-only upload for sure.

> See also #744113/#934191, which would have avoided this if fixed - but
> I can't help wondering how this package was successfully tested in the
> target suite, given that it seems to be uninstallable. Perhaps it was
> inadvertently built for stretch instead of buster, and then accidentally
> also tested in stretch?

Yes, sorry, it seems I've messed this up. :-( 

Kind regards



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