package not installing config files

Max Bowsher maxb at f2s.com
Wed Jun 3 11:07:03 UTC 2009


travis+ml-ubuntu-dev at subspacefield.org wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> I've been attempting to make an Ubuntu package for local use.
> 
> I followed the guide here:
> 
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PackagingGuide/HandsOn
> 
> Is this the best current guide?
> 
> I have created a package called polipo-tor which is supposed to have polipo
> and tor as prerequisites and needs only install a few things, including a
> config file to /etc/polipo-tor.  However, even though the config files show
> up in lesspipe *.deb (attached), they do not get installed and so the package
> installation fails when it tries to run the init.d script.
> 
> Can anyone help me figure out why?  All the other files get installed correctly.
> 

You asked the same question on this mailing list on 22nd May, with
subject "help with package creation" - I responded on 29th May with a
possible cause. Please see that earlier message.

Max.

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