[Bug 71992] Re: dictionary-el 1.8.7-4 throws error during post-install with emacs-snapshot
siretart at tauware.de
Fri Jul 20 12:55:15 BST 2007
debian has the fix already applied, so its best to just sync the
** Description changed:
+ Archive admins: Please sync dictionary-el_1.8.7-7 from debian/unstable.
+ Changes since last sync:
+ dictionary-el (1.8.7-7) unstable; urgency=low
+ * Fix typo in previous changelog entry.
+ dictionary-el (1.8.7-6) unstable; urgency=low
+ * debian/emacsen-install: per Michael W. Olsen, make absolute rather
+ than relative symlinks to .el files to accommodate non-standard
+ filesystem setups in which /usr/share/$FLAVOR is a symlink.
+ (Closes: #431649.)
+ * debian/copyright: correctly mark license as GPL 2 *or later*, but
+ specifically refer users to /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2 anyway.
+ dictionary-el (1.8.7-5) unstable; urgency=low
+ * dictionary.el: per Kevin Ryde, mark the connection as safe to kill
+ without bugging the user. (Closes: #417533.)
+ * debian/control: tweak dependencies slightly in preparation for
The dictionary-el 1.8.7-4 package does not seem to be installing
correctly on my system, at least with emacs-snapshot.
The following errors are given. I also notice that it creates a bogus
"*.el" symlink in /usr/share/emacs-snapshot/site-lisp/dictionary-el/
that points to "../../../emacs/site-lisp/dictionary-el/*.el".
Setting up dictionary-el (1.8.7-4) ...
install/dictionary-el: Handling install for emacsen flavor emacs-snapshot
>>Error occurred processing *.el: File error (("Opening input file" "no such file or directory" "/usr/share/emacs-snapshot/site-lisp/dictionary-el/*.el"))
emacs-package-install: /usr/lib/emacsen-common/packages/install/dictionary-el emacs-snapshot emacs-snapshot emacs21 failed at /usr/lib/emacsen-common/emacs-package-install line 30, <TSORT> line 1.
dpkg: error processing dictionary-el (--configure):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dictionary-el 1.8.7-4 throws error during post-install with emacs-snapshot
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