Problem with

Tim Rice tim at
Thu Mar 14 04:40:18 EST 2002

On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, emsecrist wrote:

> I am attempting to successfully run the script which is located
> in the contrib/solaris directory. I am receiving the following error:
> Building pkginfo file...
> Building prototype file...
> Building package..
> ## Building pkgmap from package prototype file.
> ## Processing pkginfo file.
> pkgmk: ERROR: parameter <VERSION> cannot be null
> ## Packaging was not successful.

Grab the updated from a current snapshot or check the archives
for Subject: Re: Update to solaris package creation
The new version that is now in CVS was posted to this list.
If you don't want the new version, change tail -1 to tail -2

> pkgtrans: ERROR: unable to complete package transfer
>     - no packages were selected from
> </var/tmp/openssh-3.1p1/contrib/solaris>
> I have read the README, and the only step that I am unsure about is the
> first one. Excuse me if this is dumb question, but what is the CVS tree?
> When I attempt to run step #1, which is make -F distprep, I get
> an error. I am assuming since I don't know what the CVS tree is, that I am
> ok to skip this step. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

If you are building from a tarball you can ignore step #1

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