Re: Bug#416437: dpkg-dev: dpkg-buildpackage asks for key passphrase after displaying help
tag 416437 - unreproducible moreinfo
reassign 416437 dpkg-cross
retitle 416437 dpkg-cross diversion of dpkg-buildpackage does not support all options
On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 03:32:18 +0300, Guillem Jover wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 00:18:50 +0200, Emil Nowak wrote:
> > Package: dpkg-dev
> > Version: 1.13.25
> > Severity: minor
> > When you try --help switch you will get something like this:
> > $ dpkg-buildpackage --help
> > Usage: dpkg-buildpackage [<options> ...]
> > Options:
> > -r<gain-root-command>
> > [...]
> > You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for
> > user ...
> > [...]
> > Of curse this question about passphrase for gpg key is not useful here.
> > And btw:
> > It would be nice If we could see help output when current dir!=sources dir.
> > Now when I try to see help, and my current directory is home dir
> > dpkg-builpackage displays only this warning:
> > ~$ dpkg-buildpackage --help
> > dpkg-parsechangelog: error: cannot open debian/changelog to find format: No such file or directory
> > dpkg-buildpackage: cannot determine name of current package
> > ~$
> > I would be nice to see help messages in every directory.
> I cannot reproduce this, it works fine for me, also given the code in
> this program I don't see how any of those two can happen. If you are
> using dpkg-dev 1.13.25 the md5sum should be:
> c0ddbd62850df03b3b25ddbff7baaa9f dpkg-buildpackage
> otherwise you or someone else has modified that file.
> It just came to my mind that you might have dpkg-cross installed,
> which diverts that file. :-/
On 2007-03-28, at 12:29:53 +0200 Emil Nowak wrote:
> Ahh.. Yes I have dpkg-cross installed, and after removing it
> dpkg-buildpackage works normally.
> Maybe this bugreport should be reassigned to dpkg-cross ?
Right, done so now.
[ To the dpkg-cross maintainers, that's one of the reaseons wanting to
merge it back. ]