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Re: deb-make errors



In article <Pine.LNX.3.95q.971014144440.14296B-100000@rivendell.rndy.udel.edu> you wrote:
: Two errors I'm getting with deb-make:

: 1) It says "key for Will Lowe <harpo@udel.edu>" isn't found in my keyfile.
: My keyfile is fine,  but the key is registered under "William M. Lowe
: <harpo@udel.edu>" ... where do I set deb-make up to use this instead?

This is a matter of setting things up the way dpkg needs it. debmake is just
a kind of front end to dpkg-buildpackage.

: Other than that,  the .deb builds ok,  but "release" says "can't find
: .changes for this release" ... it's the first release,  so there really
: aren't any changes,  and I thought this file would be automagically
: generated by deb-make.

The changes file is a mandatory file for uploads and will be automatically generated
by the "build" command which invokes dpkg-buildpackage. If the PGP stuff fails then the
dpkg-buildpackages generation of the .changes file might fail.

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