Re: Error with debian/changelog file
I will consider that next package, thanks :).
The error Ted mentioned ended up being the problem I had, so thanks all.
Michael Biebl wrote:
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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.