kiwix: package status now ok, kiwix wrapper does not start anything

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at
Mon Jun 11 05:31:18 UTC 2012

Hi Vasudev,

maybe you have to run:

$ git fetch origin pristine-tar:pristine-tar
$ git fetch origin upstream:upstream

On Mo 11 Jun 2012 05:25:19 CEST Vasudev Kamath wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Mike Gabriel
> <mike.gabriel at> wrote:
>> I use git-buildpackage -uc -us to build the package. No problem here. What
>> exeact command do you use?
> It  fails when I give git-buildpackage --git-pristine-tar
> gbp tries to create orig.tar.gz from pristine-tar branch here and I
> think you missed the orig string in tar ball while importing hence in
> pristine-tar branch there is no hence build fails.
> Its probably working for you because you already have orig tar ball
> hence gbp is not trying to create another one
> gbp = git-buildpackage

here at it works...



mike at sid:~/tmp/kiwix.b$ git-buildpackage --git-pristine-tar
dh clean
    debian/rules override_dh_auto_clean
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/mike/tmp/kiwix.b'
rm -f ChangeLog INSTALL NEWS config.guess config.sub
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/mike/tmp/kiwix.b'
pristine-tar: successfully generated  
  dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -D -us -uc -i -I
dpkg-buildpackage: Quellpaket kiwix
dpkg-buildpackage: Quellversion 0.9~beta5+20120610+r3643-1
dpkg-buildpackage: Quellen geändert durch Vasudev Kamath  
<kamathvasudev at>
  dpkg-source -i -I --before-build kiwix.b
dpkg-buildpackage: Host-Architektur amd64
  fakeroot debian/rules clean
dh clean
    debian/rules override_dh_auto_clean


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