[Build-common-hackers] Bug#614536: cdbs: FTBFS: Error: Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Tue Feb 22 06:47:30 UTC 2011

Source: cdbs
Version: 0.4.92
Severity: serious
Tags: wheezy sid
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20110221 qa-ftbfs
Justification: FTBFS on amd64


During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on

Relevant part:
> make[3]: Entering directory `/build/user-cdbs_0.4.92-amd64-QTZb2t/cdbs-0.4.92/doc'
> xmllint --nonet --xinclude --postvalid --noblanks --noout cdbs-doc.xml
> touch xmllint-stamp-cdbs-doc
> dot -Tpng -o buildcore.png buildcore.dot
> perl gen-dotty.pl ../1/class/ant-vars.mk ../1/class/ant.mk ../1/class/autotools-files.mk ../1/class/autotools-vars.mk ../1/class/autotools.mk ../1/class/cmake.mk ../1/class/docbookxml.mk ../1/class/gnome.mk ../1/class/hbuild.mk ../1/class/kde.mk ../1/class/langcore.mk ../1/class/makefile-vars.mk ../1/class/makefile.mk ../1/class/pd.mk ../1/class/perl-build-vars.mk ../1/class/perl-build.mk ../1/class/perl-makemaker-vars.mk ../1/class/perl-makemaker.mk ../1/class/perl-vars.mk ../1/class/perlmodule-vars.mk ../1/class/perlmodule.mk ../1/class/python-autotools.mk ../1/class/python-distutils.mk ../1/class/python-module.mk ../1/class/python-sugar.mk ../1/class/python-vars.mk ../1/class/qmake.mk ../1/class/scons-vars.mk ../1/class/scons.mk ../1/class/waf.mk ../1/rules/buildcore.mk ../1/rules/buildvars.mk ../1/rules/debhelper.mk ../1/rules/dpatch.mk ../1/rules/simple-patchsys.mk ../1/rules/tarball.mk ../1/rules/upstream-tarball.mk ../1/rules/utils.mk >depgraph-tmp.dot
> unflatten -l 5 -o depgraph.dot depgraph-tmp.dot
> dot -Tpng -o depgraph.png depgraph.dot
> xsltproc --nonet --xinclude -o cdbs-doc.html cdbs-doc-xhtml.xsl cdbs-doc.xml
> dot -Tps2 -o buildcore.eps buildcore.dot -Gsize='6,10'
> epstopdf --outfile=buildcore.pdf buildcore.eps
> epstopdf ($Id: epstopdf.pl 17496 2010-03-18 17:57:31Z karl $) 2.15
> !!! Error: Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input
> make[3]: *** [buildcore.pdf] Error 2

The full build log is available from:

A list of current common problems and possible solutions is available at 
http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS . You're welcome to contribute!

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on about 50 AMD64 nodes
of the Grid'5000 platform, using a clean chroot.  Internet was not
accessible from the build systems.

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