Bug#342273: java-package: fails to unpack sun java packages

Phil Reynolds phil at tinsleyviaduct.com
Tue Dec 6 18:00:00 UTC 2005

Package: java-package
Version: 0.24
Severity: important

When trying to use make-jpkg to create a package from Sun's
jre-1_5_0_06-linux-i586.bin, on this system, it fails to unpack, giving
this message:

/home/phil/jre-1_5_0_06-linux-i586.bin: line 262: ./install.sfx.24499: Permissio
n denied
/home/phil/jre-1_5_0_06-linux-i586.bin: line 1: cd: jre1.5.0_06: No such file or

(more non-relevant output, then...)

Testing extracted archive...
Invalid size (1 MB) of extracted archive. Probably you have not
enough free disc space in the temporary directory. Note: You can
specify an alternate directory by setting the environment variable


strace output, until this is resolved, will be available at:


I can make the package on another system, it just fails on this one for
what seem to be permissions reasons, but I cannot work out why.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux
Locale: LANG=en_GB, LC_CTYPE=en_GB (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

Versions of packages java-package depends on:
ii  coreutils                     5.2.1-2    The GNU core utilities
ii  debhelper                     4.2.32     helper programs for debian/rules
ii  fakeroot                      1.2.10     Gives a fake root environment

-- no debconf information

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