Re: Aaargh: UPLOAD: cgi-modules_2.75-6
Umm, I'm not sure then about what I'm expected to do now. dpkg
does not seem to want to build a new package with uppercase names.
If dpkg can't handle a case change in the package name, but
does not allow packages to be built with uppercase names, and does
not seem to honour the no-check option, either I'm missing something
basic or I can't build a new Package. Help, anyone?
A possible solution would be
a) copy an old version of CGI-modules from buzz to rex,
b) I downgrade dpkg to let build CGI-modules
c) someone point out a silly error I'm committing that'll allow me
to build CGI-modules again (as opposed to cgi-modules)
__> dpkg --build debian/tmp ..
dpkg-deb: package name has characters that aren't lowercase alphanums or `-+.'
__> dpkg-deb --build --no-check debian/tmp ..
dpkg-deb: unknown option --no-check
Type dpkg-deb --help for help about manipulating *.deb files;
Type dpkg --help for help about installing and deinstalling packages.
_> dpkg-deb --help
Usage: dpkg-deb -b|--build <directory> [<deb>] Build an archive.
dpkg-deb -c|--contents <deb> List contents.
dpkg-deb -I|--info <deb> [<cfile>...] Show info to stdout.
dpkg-deb -f|--field <deb> [<cfield>...] Show field(s) to stdout.
dpkg-deb -e|--control <deb> [<directory>] Extract control info.
dpkg-deb -x|--extract <deb> <directory> Extract files.
dpkg-deb -X|--vextract <deb> <directory> Extract & list files.
dpkg-deb --fsys-tarfile <deb> Output filesystem tarfile.
dpkg-deb -h|--help Display this message.
dpkg-deb --version | --licence Show version/licence.
<deb> is the filename of a Debian format archive.
<cfile> is the name of an administrative file component.
<cfield> is the name of a field in the main `control' file.
Options: -D for debugging output; --old or --new controls archive format;
--no-check to suppress control file check (build bad package).
Use `dpkg' to install and remove packages from your system, or
`dselect' for user-friendly package management. Packages unpacked
using `dpkg-deb --extract' will be incorrectly installed !
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