bug in dh_make or something I did ? Weird problem :s
de_lupus at pandora.be
Tue Oct 12 16:19:12 CDT 2004
A lot of packages are released in the bz2 format.
I don't see why dh_make should not support it or at least unpack the bz2
and put it in a gz automatic.
On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 21:37 +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 21:08, Kristof Vansant wrote:
> > bug in dh_make or something I did ? I want to learn making deb files so
> > plz help. :)
> > dh_make -e kristof.vansant at pandora.be -f ../drivel-1.2.1.tar.bz2
> > drivel_1.2.1.orig.tar.gz is created (but uses bz2 compression)
> > result: dpkg-source will faill because it tries to unpack the file with
> > gzip while it uses bz2.
> If it's a bug in dh_make at all, then it's a documentation bug.
> dpkg-source and the Debian archive management scripts expect original
> source trees to be in .tar.gz format (specifically as
> <package>_<version>.orig.tar.gz), and don't support other archive
> formats such as bz2.
> The simplest solution is to unpack the bz2 and create a .tar.gz of the
> resulting source tree.
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