[GRASS5] GRASS57: debian package build : dead symbolic links
to 5.3 sources
mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Thu Jan 29 08:18:03 EST 2004
Markus Neteler said:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 11:55:21AM +0100, Moritz Lennert wrote:
>> Markus Neteler said:
>> > On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 04:25:10PM +0100, Moritz Lennert wrote:
>> >> Hello,
>> >> I am trying to use dpkg-buildpackage on 5.7. However, I have the
>> >> problem:
>> >> in debian/rules the following defines the location of the 5.3
>> >> this is correct for me as I have:
>> >> $ ls -l
>> >> total 20
>> >> drwxr-xr-x 23 mlennert mlennert 4096 2004-01-05 15:40 grass
>> drwxr-xr-x 21 mlennert mlennert 4096 2004-01-27 16:10 grass51
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 mlennert mlennert 5 2004-01-27 15:24 grass-5.3.0
>> >> grass
>> >> lrwxrwxrwx 1 mlennert mlennert 7 2004-01-27 15:24
>> grass-5.7.0 ->
>> >> grass51
>> >> However, in grass-5.7.0/include I have a series of dead links
>> pointing to
>> >> ../grass-5.3.0/src/include/*.h
>> >> This should be ../../grass-5.3.0/src/include/*.h
>> >> Where can I change the links that are created ?
>> > In grass51/debian/rules you find the configuration. It seems,
>> > that
>> > - the link trick above doesn't work with 'make mix' done in
>> > grass51/debian/rules
>> > - something else not right.
>> > Did you try to rename the dirs instead of linking?
>> I did and it doesn't work either, i.e. the links in grass-5.7.0/include
>> are again to ../grass-5.3.0 and not to ../../grass-5.3.0.
>> I solved the problem by replacing the relative path for
>> #path to GRASS 5.3 source code
>> to an absolute path.
> Ah, now I understand: Maybe it depends in which directory you
> launch 'dpkg-buildpackage'
I thought that you always have to launch it in the directory in which
there is a debian/ subdirectory ?
> Do you think I should change it to an absolute path?
The absolute path will be different for everyone, so I don't know how this
could be done without manual intervention. Maybe a hint in a README.Debian
would be better ?
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