[ubuntu/karmic] mplayer 2:1.0~rc3+svn20090426-1ubuntu1 (Accepted)

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Sun Jun 7 20:30:26 BST 2009

Hello Reinhard,

Reinhard Tartler [2009-06-07 18:47 +0200]:
> dpkg-gencontrol: warning: unknown substitution variable ${misc:Depends}
> dpkg-gencontrol: internal error: field Section has blank lines >video
> 	  ttf-freefont,
> 	  netselect | fping,
> 	  bzip2,
> 	  fontconfig
> 	 ,
> 	  mplayer-doc (<< 1.0~rc3+svn20090426-1)<
> Error: parsed ddeb section or priority is empty

This comes from this code in pkg-create-dbgsym:

|ddebsection=`grep '^Section:' $dp/DEBIAN/control | cut -f2- -d\ `
|ddebpriority=`grep '^Priority:' $dp/DEBIAN/control | cut -f2- -d\ `
|[ -n "$ddebsection" -a -n "$ddebpriority" ] || {
|    echo "Error: parsed ddeb section or priority is empty" >&2

So for some reason, mencoder/DEBIAN/control was misgenerated. I
checked the control file in
and it looks okay to me.

The internal error before is weird, though: It says that the Section:
field was misparsed somehow. Do you have a local build at hand and can
check how debian/mencoder/DEBIAN/control looks like? (Sorry, can't
check it myself right now, just flying by).

It could also be a weird side effect/race condition because of
parallel builds, apparently debian/rules attemps to do that?


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