[lsb-discuss] Problem installing lsb-test-core-3.2.0-2.i486.rpm onHardy

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Wed Feb 27 18:38:12 PST 2008

lsb-discuss-bounces at lists.linux-foundation.org wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have encountered the following error when attempting to install the
> package lsb-test-core-3.2.0-2.i486.rpm on Hardy:
>  Package build failed. Here's the log:
>  dh_testdir
>  dh_testdir
>  dh_testroot
>  dh_clean -k -d
>  dh_installdirs
>  dh_installdocs
>  dh_installchangelogs
>  parsechangelog/debian: warning:     debian/changelog(l7):
> badly formatted
>  heading line
>  LINE: - more build modifications to deal with changes in long-double
>  support parsechangelog/debian: warning:     debian/changelog(l8):
> found change data
>  where expected next heading or eof
>  LINE:   build failing on s390, s390x, ppc, ppc64 - use LSB
> headers for
>  Can't locate object method "init" via package
> "Dpkg::Changelog::Entry" at
>  /usr/share/perl5/Dpkg/Changelog/Debian.pm line 260, <STDIN> line 8.
>  dpkg-parsechangelog: failure: changelog parser
>  /usr/lib/dpkg/parsechangelog/debian gave error exit status 9
>  dh_installchangelogs: changelog parse failure
>  make: *** [binary-arch] Error 1
>  find: lsb-test-core-3.2.0: No such file or directory

Yecch, that's ugly - looks like dpkg is objecting to
the changelog, as constructed for it from the stuff in 
the rpm by alien.  That's outside my experience, but I 
bet some dpkg expert will be able to spot whatever the
problem is.

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