Re: cryptic dpkg-source error
Will Lowe wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Oct 1997, Richard Braakman wrote:
> > I assume this is the debian/control file. If dpkg-source complains it
> > must be about the control file that dpkg-gencontrol has put in
> > debian/tmp/DEBIAN/control. Can you show us that one? And also your
> There isn't one. dpkg-source fails before it even builds the binaries.
Erm. Yes. dpkg-source. I had some wires crossed I guess :)
I tried dpkg-source on a package containing exactly the control file
you mailed to the list, and it worked fine. So it must be something
I experimented a bit with changes to the control file that might have
been lost in the process of transfering it to mail, and I found that I
can reproduce your error exactly by adding two newlines at the end of
it. Do you have excess whitespace at the end of your control file?
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