Generating a new ubuntu-keyring .deb to sign CD
Thanks, Colin. That worked like a champ.
Not why those steps are mysteriously absent from the CD customization
documentation. Seems pretty critical to completion.
On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 11:58 AM Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 06:25:55PM +0000, Nicholas Bayle via ubuntu-users
> > When trying to generate a new ubuntu-keyring, I keep running into this
> > issue:
> > dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -m"Name <email>" -kA5E86765
> > dpkg-buildpackage: source package ubuntu-keyring
> > dpkg-buildpackage: source version 2012.05.19-1
> > dpkg-source: info: building ubuntu-keyring using existing
> > ./ubuntu-keyring_2012.05.19.orig.tar.gz
> > dpkg-source: error: cannot represent change to
> > keyrings/ubuntu-archive-keyring.gpg: binary file contents changed
> > dpkg-source: error: add keyrings/ubuntu-archive-keyring.gpg in
> > debian/source/include-binaries if you want to store the modified binary
> > the debian tarball
> The simplest fix is to change the versioning scheme you're using.
> Instead of versioning your package as 2012.05.19-1, you should use
> 2012.05.19+nbayle1 (or similar; use any identifier you like in place of
> The presence of a "-" in the version causes dpkg to interpret the part
> before the "-" as the upstream version and the part after it as the
> packaging revision. This isn't really what you want here, as the thing
> you're starting from has already been packaged; you're just modifying
> it, and it's not in your interests for that modification to cause a
> fundamental change in the type of source package being created.
> Avoiding the "-" avoids this problem.
> (I think you may also have created debian/source/format. If so, you
> should remove it again, with the same rationale as above.)
> Colin Watson [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]
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