checkinstall

Leho eesnimi.perenimi.002 at mail.ee
Wed Jul 16 11:11:13 PDT 2003


Leho wrote:
> Leho wrote:
> 
>> Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 12:35, Leho wrote:
>>>
>>>> I want to use my custom build Linux (CVS 2003.06.03) with Slackware 
>>>> pakage management.
>>>>
>>>> checinstall results:
>>>>
>>>> WARNING: pkgtools are unstable with tar > 1.13.
>>>>          You should provide a "tar-1.13" in your $PATH.
>>>> Cannot install linux-2.4.21-i386-1.tgz: package does not end in .tgz
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> But I want to use tar-1.13.25. Is it possible? How?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> You make the version of tar it wants named tar-1.13 (ideally, this will
>>> be tar-1.33) and then you make the version you want to use named just
>>> plain tar.
>>>
>>> The warning is not an idle one.  pkgtools _will_ screw up if you attempt
>>> to use it with tar-1.13.25, so you do need both versions of tar
>>> installed.
>>>
>>
>> compiling tar-1.13 ends:
>>
>> /stage1/bin/xgettext: Non-ASCII string at tests/genfile.c:165.
>> Please specify the source encoding through --from-code.
>> mv: cannot stat `tar.po': No such file or directory
>> make[2]: *** [tar.pot] Error 1
>> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>> make: *** [all-recursive-am] Error 2
>>
>> #######################################
>>
>> Input file interpretation:
>>       --from-code=NAME        encoding of input files
>>                                 (except for Python, Tcl, Glade)
>> By default the input files are assumed to be in ASCII.
>>
>> #######################################
>>
>> How to use that option and which encoding?
>>
> 
> So i tryed with command:
> 
> ./configure --prefix=/stage1 --with-xgettext=--from-code=tcl
> 
> and there were no errors :-D
> 
Warning is gone but the problem is still the same :-(

Cannot install linux-2.4.21-i386-1.tgz: package does not end in .tgz

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