Re: .dsc not generated during package build?
On Sun, 6 Jan 2002, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> Since it was trying to tar up 'icu' (which is a symlink) for whatever
> reason, it may be that dpkg-source tried to create a tarfile containing only
> that. dpkg-source just does a "tar cf -", so symlinks would not be
> followed. I could see how that might have caused some confusion.
> I agree that an error should have been reported somewhere during this
> process if a .dsc was not created, so if you can track down where the
> problem is, there may be a bug report in it.
Nope, this is not the case. I generally have a <pkg> symlink pointing to
<pkg>-<ver>, and it has always worked fine for me.