Re: alien problem (bo)
Jason Wright wrote:
> I've since upgraded my installation by hand to 1.3 (without using deselect)
> and now alien seems unable to install the RPMs. I get the same error when
> trying to install other RPMs or .tar.gz's.
What version of ldso do you have installed? You may need to upgrade your
version of dpkg-dev to a newer version.
> dpkg-shlibdeps.orig: failure: dpkg --search gave error exit status 2
> -- Checking Symlinks
> --------------- debstd processing finished --------------
> dpkg-gencontrol: failure: chown new files list file: Illegal seek
> make: *** [binary-arch] Error 29
> Package build failed.
I think this was fixed by a newer version of dpkg-dev. You might need to try
the version from unstable.
see shy jo, alien maintainer
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