RE: debuild error please advise [ libtool was missing ]
Responding to my last email. apt-cache search libtoolize returned
noting but google returned libtool so I installed it and got past that
Current error is
# patch libtool
make: execvp: debian/fixrpath: Permission denied
make: *** [config.status] Error 127
debuild: fatal error at line 456:
i can probably get past this on my own. i'll email again if I have to.
than you all, regards, justin
From: Paul Cupis [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: debuild error please advise
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On Tuesday 01 October 2002 22:32, justin cunningham wrote:
> I'm using a debian package built by a friend and it works great
> I need a patch he didn't so he told me to get his source, apply my
> then debuild.
> So I downloaded his source package orig.tar.gz, .dsc, diff.gz
> i386_changes -- basically all files except the .deb and extracted the
> source, applied the patch and cd into the source tree and ran
> debuild' and got
> $ fakeroot debuild
> debuild: fatal error at line 317:
> Cannot find debian/rules anywhere! Are you in the source code tree?
> What did I do wrong? Typically when I apply patches to src packages I
> just patch them and use apt-get -b source package but the version in
> debian branch is way old.
Is there a debian/ directory in the root of the source tree? Does it
file called rules? Is that file executable?
You can find all the answers to these questions by running the simple
ls -l debian/rules
If it isn't there, then either you have done something wrong, or the
who sent you the files has. If it is not executable, make it executable
(chmod a+x debian/rules) and try again.
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