[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#716932: Bug#716932: samba: Source package fails to unpack ("fuzz is now allowed when applying patches")

Ivo De Decker ivo.dedecker at ugent.be
Mon Jul 15 12:17:35 UTC 2013

Hi Andrew and Daniel,

On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 09:10:36PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > dpkg-source: info: fuzz is not allowed when applying patches
> > dpkg-source: info: if patch 'waf-as-source.patch' is correctly applied by quilt, use 'quilt refresh' to update it
> > dpkg-source: info: restoring quilt backup files for waf-as-source.patch
> > dpkg-source: error: LC_ALL=C patch -t -F 0 -N -p1 -u -V never -g0 -E -b -B .pc/waf-as-source.patch/ --reject-file=- < samba-3.6.16/debian/patches/waf-as-source.patch gave error exit status 1
> > E: pbuilder: Failed extracting the source
> All because we carry a patch to add a source copy of a build system we
> don't use and which upstream removes essential files from (so won't work
> anyway).

I don't really understand why the buildds were able to build this version of
samba. They must be doing something different.

It seems the best thing to do is to repack the orig tarball and remove the waf
stuff, as it isn't being used anyway.

> (In versions where we use waf in Debian, the waf code has been included
> as source). 

Exactly. This problem will go away when version 4 hits unstable.



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