[Pkg-electronics-devel] Bug#643139: gnucap: FTBFS: dpkg-buildpackage: error: dpkg-source -b gnucap-0.36~20091207 gave error exit status 2

Didier Raboud odyx at debian.org
Mon Sep 26 20:34:39 UTC 2011

Source: gnucap
Version: 1:0.36~20091207-1
Severity: important
Tags: wheezy sid
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20110923 qa-ftbfs
Justification: FTBFS on amd64


During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on

Relevant part:
> make[1]: Entering directory `/build/gnucap-c7WKrU/gnucap-0.36~20091207'
> dh_auto_clean
> # So as not to pollute the .diff:
> #-rm man/gnucap-man.pdf
> #-rm -rf man/html
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/build/gnucap-c7WKrU/gnucap-0.36~20091207'
>    dh_clean
>  dpkg-source -b gnucap-0.36~20091207
> dpkg-source: info: using source format `3.0 (quilt)'
> dpkg-source: info: building gnucap using existing ./gnucap_0.36~20091207.orig.tar.gz
> dpkg-source: info: local changes detected, the modified files are:
>  gnucap-0.36~20091207/doc/Makefile.am
>  gnucap-0.36~20091207/doc/Makefile.in
>  gnucap-0.36~20091207/doc/gnucap-ibis.1
>  gnucap-0.36~20091207/doc/gnucap-tutorial
>  gnucap-0.36~20091207/doc/whatisit
>  gnucap-0.36~20091207/examples/Makefile.am
>  gnucap-0.36~20091207/examples/Makefile.in
>  gnucap-0.36~20091207/examples/runall
> dpkg-source: error: aborting due to unexpected upstream changes, see /tmp/gnucap_0.36~20091207-1.diff.7OhB96
> dpkg-source: info: you can integrate the local changes with dpkg-source --commit
> dpkg-buildpackage: error: dpkg-source -b gnucap-0.36~20091207 gave error exit status 2
> ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
> Build finished at 20110923-2355

The full build log is available from:

This error is due to recent dpkg changes "“dpkg-source -b” on a “2.0”
or “3.0 (quilt)” source package will fail if it detects upstream changes
which are not managed by a quilt patch." [0] 

[0] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2011/09/msg00001.html

A list of current common problems and possible solutions is available at 
http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS . You're welcome to contribute!

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on about 50 AMD64 nodes
of the Grid'5000 platform, using a clean chroot.  Internet was not
accessible from the build systems.

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