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Re: Wesnoth fails to build in buildd's due to tar --posix

* Isaac Clerencia (isaac@sindominio.net) wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 April 2004 13:55, Isaac Clerencia wrote:
> > Hi, I (in fact my sponsor) uploaded Wesnoth 0.7.3, but it's failing to
> > build in all buildds.
> >
> > The problem is that the .orig.tar.gz was created with the --posix option
> > and the tar version installed in builds extracts the files incorrectly,
> > just have a look at this buildd log:
> > http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.php?&pkg=wesnoth&ver=0.7.3-1&arch=sparc&stam
> >p=1082506514&file=log&as=raw
> >
> > Will buildds support packages created with --posix? BTW, I will make sure
> > next version (expected to be released in a couple of days) don't include
> > that --posix switch.
> In fact that --posix switch was included by latest automake1.8:
> automake1.8 (1.8.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
>   * lib/am/distdir.am: Patch from Roger Leigh to fix tar flags. (Closes:
>     #241451)

I've since reverted that patch since it broke more than it
fixed. Fixed packages are in incoming. Upstream is working on the
problem and a fix should be forthcoming soon.
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=241451
> So I think buildd's should get a decent tar package :P

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