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Re: Error with debian/changelog file

Ted Percival wrote:
> Martin Kelly wrote:
>> After trying to build my package (pyecm), I recieved the following error:
>> martin@mkelly:~/Desktop/pyecm-0.1$ dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot
>> parsechangelog/debian: error: badly formatted trailer line, at file
>> debian/changelog line 5
>> dpkg-buildpackage: unable to determine source package is
>>  -- Martin Kelly <aomighty@gmail.com> Sun,  8 Oct 2006 19:42:32 -0700
> You need two spaces after your email address and before the date.
>>       -- maintainer name <email address>[two spaces]  date
> ref:
> <http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-source.html#s-dpkgchangelog>

To avoid such errors you can install the devscripts package and use the
dch tool. There are alot of other useful tools in this package which are
worth a look.


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