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Re: [SLE] Weird Source RPM build problem
  • From: Mads Martin Jørgensen <mmj@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 10:25:02 -0700
  • Message-id: <20010821102502.H661@xxxxxxxx>
* Harrell, Tim <HarrelT1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [Aug 21. 2001 02:41]:
> I have built the RPM for 'plugger' from the source rpm.
> However, when I do a rebuild it doesn't complete the final stage of
> processing because of a bizarre problem with checking the man page.
>
> This is what happens:
> >>>> last line of make install does this
> cp plugger.7 /usr/local/man/man7/
> >>>> now start the rpm processing
> + test -x /usr/sbin/Check -a 0 = 0
> + echo 'I call /usr/sbin/Check...'
> I call /usr/sbin/Check...
> + /usr/sbin/Check
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2377 Aug 16 21:26
> /usr/local/man/man7/plugger.7.gz
> + /usr/lib/rpm/brp-compress
> Processing files: plugger-3.2-1
> File not found: /usr/local/man/man7/plugger.7
>
> The RPM rebuild processing compresses the man page and then bombs out
> because
> the original non-compressed page cannot be found. Little wonder!
>
> What can I do to make rpm to process this correctly so it checks for the
> .gz
> file after compressing it?
> Other source rpms seem to be ok (ie they compress the man page but check
> for the .gz version).

Let's see the .spec file.

--
Mads Martin Jørgensen, http://mmj.dk
"Why make things difficult, when it is possible to make them cryptic and
totally illogic, with just a little bit more effort."
-- A. P. J.

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