[git-buildpackage] Installation using pip fails

Guido G√ľnther agx at sigxcpu.org
Tue Mar 19 15:48:34 CET 2019

On Sat, Mar 16, 2019 at 05:03:36PM +0000, Peter Keresztes Schmidt wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm encountering a problem when installing gbp using pip since version 0.9.10 and upwards.
> <snip>
> $ pip3 install --user gbp
> Collecting gbp
>   Using cached https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/ea/82/c98eb2649c4e819aaac6c328524c2a1f3f9fdefabad95b5ebf886a2729c2/gbp-0.9.13.tar.gz
>     Complete output from command python setup.py egg_info:
>     Traceback (most recent call last):
>       File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
>       File "/tmp/pip-install-zbvugzil/gbp/setup.py", line 22, in <module>
>         from version_parser import parse_and_fetch_version
>     ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'version_parser'
> </snip>
> Looking at the tar file it seems version_parser.py is missing although it is present in the git repo.
> Did something go wrong during the release process or is the error on my side?

I've moved the version_parser.py into setup.py itself so using `python3
setup.py sdist` should get you a working tarball until the next release.
 -- Guido

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