[Pkg-salt-team] build squeeze backport

Julien Cristau julien.cristau at logilab.fr
Tue May 14 09:03:40 UTC 2013

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 10:38:42 +0200, Florian Zavatzki wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to build the latest version 0.15.1 from git with
> git-buildpackage to create a package for my squeeze environment to test
> salt.
> During the build I run into a error, where I'm not sure why this error
> occurs:
> I try to build the package with git-buildpackage and git-pbuilder on a
> wheezy but ran into the following error:
> dpkg-source: info: local changes detected, the modified files are:
>  salt-0.15.1/.gitignore
> dpkg-source: error: aborting due to unexpected upstream changes, see
> /tmp/salt_0.15.1-1.diff.6WeZkU
> dpkg-source: info: you can integrate the local changes with dpkg-source
> --commit
> dpkg-buildpackage: error: dpkg-source
> -i(?:^|/)\.git(attributes)?(?:$|/.*$) -I.git -b salt-0.15.1 gave error
> exit status 2
> As I understand the messages, the problem is the additional .gitignore
> file. dpkg-source complains that .gitignore is not in the upstream
> package, so I think the file should be added by by quilt instead
> directly or do I miss something?
You should call dpkg-buildpackage with "-i", to tell it to ignore
version-control-related files.  I imagine git-buildpackage must have a
way to pass that.

Julien Cristau          <julien.cristau at logilab.fr>
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