[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

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 <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

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.


Reply to: