On Tuesday 20 September 2016 12:39:50 Malte Forkel wrote:
> Am 20.09.2016 um 07:33 schrieb kamaraju kusumanchi:
> > On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 4:33 AM, Malte Forkel <malte.for...@berlin.de>
> >> Hi,
> >> according to the man page, dpkg-source -b takes an argument that is "the
> >> name of the directory containing the debianized source tree". But that
> >> does not work for me if the directory is not the current working
> >> When is execute dpkg-source in the package's source directory, i.e.
> >> SRCDIR$ dpkg-source -b .
> >> everything works fine. But if I execute dpkg-source from a different
> >> directory with the absolute path as its argument
> >> /tmp$ dpkg-source -b $SRCDIR
> >> it complains that can't find the original tarball at
> >> ../pkg_vers.orig.tar.*. Shouldn't it look into $SRCDIR/..?
> > Is the $SRCDIR variable set to anything? What is the output of
> > echo $SRCDIR
> Sorry for the confusion. I just used SRCDIR as a placeholder for the
> real directory name in my example. And I should have written SRCDIR
> (instead of $SRCDIR) in the second part to make that clear.
> >> Im using dpkg-source from dpkg-dev 1.18.4ubuntu1.1 in Ubuntu 16.04.
> > As explained in the FAQ
> > (https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-faq/ch-choosing.en.html#s3.2),
> > Ubuntu is based on Debian but not Debian. If you are running Ubutnu,
> > it is better to ask on Ubuntu list than here.
> True. But I don't think there should be a difference in the
> implementation of dpkg-source
There only has to be a minor tweak and it would/could make a difference. If
you do not acknowledge this possibility, why tell us which version you are