git clone and Launchpad build system

Joseph Rushton Wakeling joseph.wakeling at
Sat Mar 18 20:28:19 UTC 2017

On 18/03/17 14:46, Joseph Rushton Wakeling wrote:
> Is there an issue with using git source for parts of snap packages when using
> the Launchpad build system?  I'm having consistent build failures for this;
> originally I tried switching from `git://` URLS to `https://`, but I'm still
> seeing the same errors, see e.g.

Still failing despite updating to make sure the `source-type` is explicitly 
specified as git.  The same snap package builds fine for me with a `snapcraft 

I'm a bit baffled here because I compared to the openhab snap, which also uses 
git source and seems to build fine in Launchpad:

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