[Bug 1205358] [NEW] cloud-init uninstallable due to dependency on jsonpatch

Scott Moser smoser at ubuntu.com
Fri Jul 26 14:46:04 UTC 2013

Public bug reported:

As shown in saucy-proposed-probs [1], and in the build log at [2], cloudinit fails install ins saucy-proposed with:
  E: Package 'python-jsonpatch' has no installation candidate

I filed debian bug 717916 [3] to address the non-policy complient name
of json-patch.

The fix I put into cloud-init is to move the explicit Depends to build-
depends. That way python-jsonpatch is installed and dh_python2 can find
the dependency.  It will also allow us to run test during build in the

[1] http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/testing/saucy-proposed_probs.html
[2] https://launchpadlibrarian.net/145863443/buildlog_ubuntu-saucy-i386.cloud-init_0.7.3~bzr849-0ubuntu1_UPLOADING.txt.gz
[3] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=717916

** Affects: cloud-init (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Critical
     Assignee: Scott Moser (smoser)
         Status: In Progress

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