[jp] Re: jpilot.org's src rpm doesn't work

Johan Vromans jvromans at squirrel.nl
Mon Jan 19 16:51:23 EST 2004


"Brenda (Wallace) O'Hagan" <brenda at wallace.net.nz> writes:

> RPM build errors:
>     user paulgear does not exist - using root
>     group devel does not exist - using root

This is harmless.

>     File not found:
> /var/tmp/jpilot-0.99.6-root/usr/share/man/man1/jpilot-dial.1.gz

My guess is that your rpmbuild automatically gzips manual pages, while
the spec file contains the file names in their original format.

Fix: edit the spec file, %files section, jpilot-dial.1 to
jpilot-dial.1.gz and so on.

-- Johan



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