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bug #38337: Fail to build Octave Forge package due to builddir not found

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 15 Feb 2013 08:39:44 AM UTC  
 
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Build Failure
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  dev
Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Thu 17 Oct 2013 09:34:27 PM UTC, comment #6:

The code has been modified to use '!= 0' as suggested by the original reporter. Closing report.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Tue 14 May 2013 06:47:36 AM UTC, comment #5:

Yes, the report indicates that pkg misinterprets status of canonicalize_file_name.

Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Project Member
Tue 14 May 2013 06:19:11 AM UTC, comment #4:

Do you mean you think this is a bug in pkg rather than optim?

Carlo de Falco <cdf>
Project Member
Tue 14 May 2013 06:06:06 AM UTC, comment #3:

Shouldn't the category of this bug-report be changed?

Olaf

Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Project Member
Fri 15 Feb 2013 01:57:20 PM UTC, comment #2:

For future reference, "hg revision 16058" only makes sense locally, in your clone. Please refer to the global hash instead, which I guess is 444de2c0af0e. You may just refer to both at once, 16058:444de2c0af0e.

Jordi GutiƩrrez Hermoso <jordigh>
Project Administrator
Fri 15 Feb 2013 12:51:49 PM UTC, comment #1:

Yes, the pkg install command works but pkg build fails with this error. I don't use pkg build, so this was unclear to me at first.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Fri 15 Feb 2013 08:39:44 AM UTC, original submission:

Trying to build octave-optim using the latest (HG revision 16058) fails with this error:

error: cannot find directory <builddir>

although it actually exists. This was remedied by changing

[builddir, status] = canonicalize_file_name (builddir);
if (! status)
error ("cannot find directory %s", builddir);
endif

to

[builddir, status] = canonicalize_file_name (builddir);
if (status ~= 0)
error ("cannot find directory %s", builddir);
endif

in /usr/share/octave/3.7.2+/m/pkg/private/build.m
At least on my system, status is zero if the file exists and -1 if it doesn't.

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    Follow 4 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2013-10-17 rik5 StatusConfirmed => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2013-05-14 cdf CategoryOctave Forge Package => Interpreter
    2013-02-15 mtmiller StatusNone => Confirmed

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