Re: Where can build scripts be found? [and 1 more messages]
- Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:43:54 +0000
- From: Ian Jackson <ijackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Where can build scripts be found? [and 1 more messages]
Thomas Nyberg writes ("Re: Where can build scripts be found?"):
> I just confirmed that installing build-essential doesn't work and it
> still throws the same error. Should I open up a bug report for this?
> Does this count as a bug?
Normally a bug like this ("package will not build") is a serious bug,
but in this case it seems like it's "package will not build in
> Does there happen to be any "input" log for that log? I see the echoed
> output, but I can't see the script that was executed.
See Sven's mail:
Sven Joachim writes ("Re: Where can build scripts be found?"):
> This seems to be a recurring problem in Mozilla's build process, it
> fails because SHELL is not set in the environment. You can work around
> that by passing --preserve-envvar=SHELL to debuild.
In the meantime this should be worked around in the Debian packaging,
by setting and exporting SHELL in debian/rules.
I would try adding
somewhere near the top of debian/rules. If that fixes it, you should
send the diff to the Debian bug system and tag your bug "patch".