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Bug#284728: "ununderstandable-for-me" lintian behavior, and seek for sponsor.

Jeroen van Wolffelaar <jeroen@wolffelaar.nl> writes:

> Package: lintian
> On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 12:36:56PM +0100, Niv Altivanik wrote:
>> I've been trying to package glurp, a gtk2.4+ client for MPD (already
>> in Debian), but my package won't pass the lintian test.
>> it fails saying:
>> >  E: glurp: md5sums-lists-nonexisting-file
>> >  ./usr/share/glurp/pixmaps/player-pause.png
>> and much more, in fact it says none of the files in the package are
>> actually there =(.
>> I've tried unpacking the package with dpkg -X, all files *are* there,
>> debsums seems happy with my package, and the
>> debian/glurp/DEBIAN/md5sums files does list the files lintian doesn't
>> find.
> Forksforme (on sarge). Looking at the differences, I see that your
> md5sums has "<md5sum>  ./usr/bin/glurp", while on my system, I get
> "<md5sum>  usr/bin/glurp". Indeed lintian chokes on the './' in front,
> which is a bug in lintian.
> It'd be interesting to know why on your system you get this additional
> './' though.
I've been making other packages lately witch were lintian-free, and
now have the same issue, so I've 
% find /var/cache/apt/archives -atime 2

the output is there:

hope it can help, i couldn't see anything wrong ...

Niv ALTIVANIK <xaiki@cxhome.ath.cx> 
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