Re: stumped with source package problem
> Does anyone know what this error message indicates?
> [joey@kite] ~/debian/build/tmp>dpkg-source -x xkobo_1.9-3.dsc
> dpkg-source: extracting xkobo in xkobo-1.9
> patch: **** .dpkg-orig is not a regular file--can't patch
> dpkg-source: failure: patch gave error exit status 2
> I can extract the sources fine by hand. I tried rebuilding the source
> package with dpkg-buildpackage -tc -sa and I still get the error message.
Didn't you already file a bug against dpkg/patch for this, noticing that
it it was patch-2.2 that caused this?
Anyway, to help you with something else (see debian-bugs), I also
tried to unpack xkobo, and only succeded after downgrading my patch-2.2
(unstable) to patch-2.1 (from bo). Probably the real bug is in dpkg, though.
(sending this to the mailinglist in case other people still want to know this).
joost witteveen, firstname.lastname@example.org
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