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Re: errors building a .deb

* On Sat, Apr 30, 2005 at 12:35:43AM +1000, Sonia Hamilton wrote:
> I'm building (my first) .deb file from source (Closes: #304450), and

I'm running lintian on my .deb as per [1]. I've cleaned up all the
problems except these two:

> W: grabc: menu-command-not-in-package /usr/lib/menu/grabc:2 /usr/bin/grabc
> N:
> N:   The menu item specifies a command which is not available in the
> N:   package. In most cases this is a typo or after you moved a binary
> N:   around, but forgot to update the menu file.

Does this mean I need to add the package providing /usr/bin/update-menus
as a depends to control?

> W: grabc: file-in-unusual-dir grabc
> N:
> N:   This file or symbolic link is in a directory where files are not
> N:   normally installed by Debian packages. If this is deliberate, please
> N:   contact lintian-maint@debian.org to make Lintian accept this as a
> N:   usual directory.

Not sure what to do here...

Interestingly, linda doesn't give any errors.

[1] http://women.alioth.debian.org/wiki/index.php?n=English.PackagingTutorial

Sonia Hamilton. GPG key A8B77238.
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