FTBFS: cp: cannot stat ‘doc/screen.info-1’: No such file or directory

Bug #1213278 reported by dann frazier on 2013-08-16
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
screen (Debian)
Fix Released
screen (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Excerpts from buildlog on saucy/amd64:
/usr/bin/make CFLAGS+='-O2 -g -Wall -Wextra -Wno-unused-parameter -Wno-missing-field-initializers' -C doc
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/ubuntu/screen-4.0.3/doc'
makeinfo --split 50000 ./screen.texinfo -o screen.info
makeinfo: warning: 50000 is not a valid split possibility
makeinfo: warning: ignoring splitting for format Info
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/ubuntu/screen-4.0.3/doc'
touch build-stamp
dh_installman || true
cp: cannot stat ‘doc/screen.info-1’: No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat ‘doc/screen.info-2’: No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat ‘doc/screen.info-3’: No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat ‘doc/screen.info-4’: No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat ‘doc/screen.info-5’: No such file or directory
dh_installinfo: cp doc/screen.info doc/screen.info-1 doc/screen.info-2 doc/screen.info-3 doc/screen.info-4 doc/screen.info-5 debian/screen/usr/share/info returned exit code 1
make: *** [binary-arch] Error 1
dpkg-buildpackage: error: fakeroot debian/rules binary gave error exit status 2

screen was last built for Ubuntu in quantal; since then Ubuntu has moved to a new version of texinfo upstream which no longer supports the size-based splitting. Changelog suggests this is just rarely used anymore.

Related branches

Axel Beckert (xtaran) wrote :

This has been fixed back in May 2013 in Debian in 4.1.0~20120320gitdb59704-8.

Changed in screen (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
dann frazier (dannf) wrote :

Thanks Axel, I'll update my MP to align with your change.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package screen - 4.0.3-14ubuntu10

screen (4.0.3-14ubuntu10) saucy; urgency=low

  * Cherry pick two changes from Debian to fix FTBFS (LP: #1213278):
    [ Axel Beckert ]
    - Update debian/patches/13split_info_files.(d)patch to change now ambiguous
      makeinfo option --split to --split-size. Fixes FTBFS with texinfo 5.x.
    - Use doc/screen.info* instead of listing every file indiviually in
 -- dann frazier <email address hidden> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:06:00 -0600

Changed in screen (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in screen (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released
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