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Re: Dpkg-dev problems.

Enrique Zanardi <ezanardi@ull.es> writes:

> On Sat, Feb 14, 1998 at 06:28:19PM -0500, Christian Hudon wrote:
> > I'm trying to rebuild my packages with libc6 for inclusion in Debian 2.0,
> > but dpkg-dev doesn't seem to be very cooperative about it.
> > 
> > Slightly annoying is the fact that debian-changelog-mode seems to have
> > disappeared... More annoying is that dpkg-source -b doesn't work anymore:
> > 
> > chrish@pianocktail:[~/debian/my-packages/icon] >dpkg-source -b icon-9.3/
> > no utmp entry available, using value of LOGNAME ("chrish") at /usr/lib/dpkg/controllib.pl line 16.
> > parsechangelog/debian: error: unable to open substvars file debian/substvars: Aucun fichier ou répertoire de ce type.
> > dpkg-source: error: syntax error in parsed version of changelog at line 0: empty file
> > 
> > But there *is* a (0-length) substvars file in debian. Removing the
> > substvars file changes nothing. All this used to work fine with a previous
> > version of dpkg-dev.
> > 
> > Could someone provide either workarounds for the bugs or an older version
> > of dpkg-dev ( that I could downgrade to?
> That is a bug in the internationalization of dpkg-dev. A workaround is
> defining LC_ALL=C before invoking dpkg-source or dpkg-buildpackage, as in:
> "LC_ALL=C dpkg-source -b icon-9.3/" 

Can't (shouldn't) this be fixed at the appropriate place: dpkg-dev!?
If it was a bug from upstream we would have fixed it. But not for our
own software!? 8-(


Christian Leutloff, Aachen, Germany         leutloff@sundancer.oche.de  
      http://www.oche.de/~leutloff/         leutloff@debian.org      

            Debian GNU/Linux - http://www.de.debian.org/

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