[AG-TECH] Building Snapshot for Suse 9.3 x86_64

Douglas Kosovic douglask at itee.uq.edu.au
Wed Sep 7 17:37:14 CDT 2005

Hi Jeremy,

> I've followed the instructions from Vislab regarding building for SuSE
> 64bit. However, I've come across a snag with the build process. I get an
> error when its trying to make the RPM for the AG release. I think it has
> to do with the python2.4 modules being built in lib64 instead of lib:
> + mv share usr/share
> + mv lib64 usr/lib64
> + mv 'lib/python2.4/site-packages/*' usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages
> mv: cannot stat `lib/python2.4/site-packages/*': No such file or directory
> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.9950 (%install)

You might also want to capture the output of the BuildSnapshot.py 
commad-line to see if there were any build errors before it reached the 
rpmbuild stage (the BuildSnapshot.py script often continues if there are 

> I'm not too familiar with RPM building, so I don't know how to fix this
> error. Thanks for any help.

cd /sandbox/agtk/AccessGrid/packaging/linux/suse

Then comment out the following line in AccessGrid.spec:
  mv lib/python%{pyver}/site-packages/* 
you could put a '#' at the beginning of the line to comment it out.

Issue the following:
  rpmbuild --rebuild AccessGrid.spec

Then send me the error message if it complains about unpackaged files and 
the output of:
   tar tvzf /usr/src/packages/SOURCES/AccessGrid-2.4-1.tar.gz


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