Re: unable to build gdb from source
I demand that Kamaraju S Kusumanchi may or may not have written...
> Can some one tell me what I am doing wrong here? I am unable to build gdb
> from source on a machine running sid. I did
> $apt-get source gdb
> $cd gdb-6.6.dfsg/
> $ dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc -rfakeroot
> The build log is attached in this email. [...] Any ideas on why this is
> happening? Should I file a bug?
>From your build log:
rmdir /home/raju/downloaded packages source/gdb-6.6.dfsg/objdir
rmdir: /home/raju/downloaded: No such file or directory
rmdir: packages: No such file or directory
rmdir: source/gdb-6.6.dfsg/objdir: No such file or directory
Your problem is a combination of unquoted strings and spaces in
file/directory names; specifically, "downloaded packages source". Renaming
that directory so that its name contains no spaces (actually, no characters
which have special meaning to the shell) will be enough to work around the
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