[GRASS5] GRASS57: debian package build : dead symbolic links
to 5.3 sources
mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Thu Jan 29 09:44:18 EST 2004
Markus Neteler said:
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 02:18:03PM +0100, Moritz Lennert wrote:
>> 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
>> >> I solved the problem by replacing the relative path for
>> >> #path to GRASS 5.3 source code
>> >> GRASS53SRC=
>> >> 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 ?
> Yes, at least that is what I was doing (and it worked).
>> > 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
>> could be done without manual intervention. Maybe a hint in a
>> would be better ?
> Someone else (debian developer) recommended
> mkdir /usr/src/grass/
> cd /usr/src/grass/
> to me. This path is now hardcoded in debian/rules.
I suppose this means that I should either link to the CVS tree from
/usr/src/grass or actually move the tree to there.
> If following the instructions, it should be fine now.
It works, the only disadvantage being that you need root access to use
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