Bug 17773

Summary: rpm -bb fails with uncompressed man pages
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <schwande>
Component: rpm-buildAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
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Description Need Real Name 2000-09-21 15:55:57 UTC
rpm --version
RPM version 3.0.5 

redhat linux 6.2 with all official updates on i386.

when building packages from src.rpm which contain uncompressed man pages,
> rpm -bb specfile
fails, because the man pages are gzipped in the brp-compress stage and
afterwards the uncompressed man page is naturally not found any longer.
The package building stops there.

workaround is to skip brp-compress

Comment 1 Need Real Name 2000-09-21 19:25:57 UTC
RH62, all updates. 6 machines same problem. Rpm --rebuild package.src.rpm fails
since the upgrade to 3.0.5. I described this problem under bug#17497 as I
thought it had something to do with binutils. There is an example log on my
website. (See bug#17497)

Richard

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2000-09-22 11:28:35 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 17372 ***