[ubuntu-uk] Publishing to the software centre

Alan James Jenkins alan.james.jenkins at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 13:38:45 UTC 2014

Hey Gareth,

Just looked up how to build a package without signing and supposedly this builds an unsigned source package:

debuild -i -us -uc -S

and this builds the binary:

debuild -i -us -uc -b

Give that a try =)

On 24 Apr 2014, at 14:22, Gareth France <gareth.france at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Looks like some other errors in your debian/control file layout.
>> https://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-controlfields.html is the
>> canonical (heu) documentation for what should be in there.
>> Al.
> Hooray! I've figured it out! I just had to juggle the order of the entries in control and separate the two paragraphs. However now I'm getting a gpg signing error. How can I do this without needing that?
> Now signing changes and any dsc files...
> signfile cliftontestsuite_0.1-1.dsc Gareth <gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk>
> gpg: directory `/home/gareth/.gnupg' created
> gpg: new configuration file `/home/gareth/.gnupg/gpg.conf' created
> gpg: WARNING: options in `/home/gareth/.gnupg/gpg.conf' are not yet active during this run
> gpg: keyring `/home/gareth/.gnupg/secring.gpg' created
> gpg: keyring `/home/gareth/.gnupg/pubring.gpg' created
> gpg: skipped "Gareth <gareth.france at cliftonts.co.uk>": secret key not available
> gpg: /tmp/debsign.inJng4qL/cliftontestsuite_0.1-1.dsc: clearsign failed: secret key not available
> debsign: gpg error occurred!  Aborting....
> debuild: fatal error at line 1283:
> running debsign failed
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