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RE: [SLE] Weird Source RPM build problem
  • From: "Harrell, Tim" <HarrelT1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 10:10:38 +0100
  • Message-id: <FC3DA3DC8D4AD311AB910020352A8FDC0594A397@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cheers Lenz,
I'd lost the spec file afterwards so I couldn't answer Mads request to
post it to the group.
Now that I have my CM connection back I may d/l the source rpm to check
it.

Tim Harrell

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lenz Grimmer [mailto:grimmer@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 9:45 AM
> To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [SLE] Weird Source RPM build problem
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 21, Harrell, Tim wrote:
>
> > 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).
>
> /usr/sbin/Check compresses the man page. So either remove the
> Check call in
> the spec file, or adjust the file name in the %files section.
>
> Bye,
> LenZ
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