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Re: rpm-build-4.1-1 incompatible with tar-1.16.1-1
- From: Dick <dm at chello dot nl>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 17:39:32 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: rpm-build-4.1-1 incompatible with tar-1.16.1-1
- References: <loom.20061227T132629firstname.lastname@example.org> <20061229172741.GA21211@trixie.casa.cgf.cx>
Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please <at> cygwin.com> writes:
> I'm struggling to understand what "tar" has to do with rpm. I think
> you probably need to do more debugging of this situation.
Please take a look at the -t parameter of rpmbuild:
The argument used is -b if a spec file is being used to build the package and -t
if rpmbuild should look inside of a (possibly compressed) tar file for the spec
file to use.
rpmbuild does this by calling tar xzf tarname.tar.gz *.spec -O > tmp/1234.spec
but *.spec needs --wildcards.
Dave Korn <dave.korn <at> artimi.com> writes:
> That's not what it looks like to me. Look at that stray ": m" at the end of
> the line. It looks to me like you have a stray CR-LF line-ending somewhere,
> and the error message is partially self-overwriting.
I think this comes from all the pipes and so, the output is corrupted.
Whenever I manually extract the specfile from the tar.gz (see above command) and
build it it seems to work.
You can reproduce the effect by creating a tar (test.tar.gz) containing the
following file: test.spec
And then calling: rpmbuild -ta test.tar.gz
Thanks in advance,
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