Help with packaging Herwig++. Won't build.

Joseph Smidt josephsmidt at
Thu Nov 20 21:56:28 GMT 2008


    I am new at packaging and would like to become motu once I get good
at it.  In the meantime I am trying to package various science packages
used in high energy physics and could use some help with Herwig++.  The
package can be viewed from my PPA:

    The problem with the package is it won't build.  I get this error:

dpkg-shlibdeps: failure: no dependency information found for
/usr/lib/ThePEG/ (used by
dh_shlibdeps: command returned error code 512
make: *** [binary-arch] Error 1

    I don't know what "dh_shlibdeps: command returned error code 512"
means. Furthermore I am confused it complains about no dependency on
ThePeg since I have it as a dependence in the control file.

Could someone look at my packages and point me in a direction to get
this compiled. I would really appreciate it. Thanks.

                        Joseph Smidt

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