[debhelper-devel] Bug#876244: libpng1.6 FTBFS with debhelper 10.9

Helmut Grohne helmut at subdivi.de
Wed Sep 20 06:12:37 UTC 2017

Source: libpng1.6
Version: 1.6.32-1
Severity: serious
User: helmutg at debian.org
Usertags: rebootstrap

libpng1.6 fails to build from source since the debhelper 10.9 upload fixing

| make[1]: Entering directory '/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>'
| dh_installexamples -plibpng16-dev example.c pngtest.c pngtest.png
| dh_installexamples: Requested unknown package libpng16-dev via -p/--package, expected one of: libpng16-16 libpng-dev libpng-tools libpng16-16-udeb
| dh_installexamples: unknown option or error during option parsing; aborting
| debian/rules:28: recipe for target 'override_dh_installexamples' failed
| make[1]: *** [override_dh_installexamples] Error 25
| make[1]: Leaving directory '/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>'
| debian/rules:14: recipe for target 'binary-arch' failed
| make: *** [binary-arch] Error 2
| dpkg-buildpackage: error: fakeroot debian/rules binary-arch gave error exit status 2

I believe debhelper is quite right in making this fatal as it was hiding
errors (i.e. violating policy section 4.6). This should be fixed in


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