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Bug 418199

Summary: sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2 install phase - ln: failed to create symbolic link './mathgl-1.11.2/ChangeLog' -> '': No such file or directory
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Anton Kochkov <anton.kochkov>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Andrey Grozin <grozin>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED    
Severity: normal CC: sci
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Attachments: full build log
emerge --info output
sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2-r1.ebuild

Description Anton Kochkov 2012-05-30 04:48:33 UTC
Created attachment 313571 [details]
full build log

strip: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-strip --strip-unneeded -R .comment -R .GCC.command.line
   usr/bin/mgl2png
   usr/bin/mgl2gif
   usr/bin/mgl2svg
   usr/bin/mgl2eps
   usr/bin/mgl2cpp
   usr/bin/mgl_qt_example
   usr/bin/mgl_example
   usr/lib64/libmgl.so.5.0.0
   usr/lib64/libmgl-qt.so.5.0.0
   usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/_mathgl.so
ln: failed to create symbolic link './mathgl-1.11.2/ChangeLog' -> '': No such file or directory
ln: failed to create symbolic link './mathgl-1.11.2/ChangeLog' -> '': No such file or directory
ecompressdir: bzip2 -9 /usr/share/doc
 [31;01m*[0m ERROR: sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2 failed:
 [31;01m*[0m   ecompressdir failed
 [31;01m*[0m 
 [31;01m*[0m If you need support, post the output of `emerge --info '=sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2'`,
 [31;01m*[0m the complete build log and the output of `emerge -pqv '=sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2'`.
 [31;01m*[0m The complete build log is located at '/var/tmp/portage/sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2/temp/build.log'.
 [31;01m*[0m The ebuild environment file is located at '/var/tmp/portage/sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2/temp/environment'.
 [31;01m*[0m Working directory: '/var/tmp/portage/sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2/image/usr/share/doc'
 [31;01m*[0m S: '/var/tmp/portage/sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2/work/mathgl-1.11.2'
Comment 1 Anton Kochkov 2012-05-30 04:48:52 UTC
Created attachment 313573 [details]
emerge --info output
Comment 2 Dmitry Dzhus 2012-06-04 09:41:36 UTC
Created attachment 314143 [details]
sci-libs/mathgl-1.11.2-r1.ebuild

I've stumbled upon the same issue.
It seems to be caused by ChangeLog symlinked to ChangeLog.txt.
If we overwrite the symlink with the original ChangeLog, the package installs just fine.
Comment 3 Justin Lecher gentoo-dev 2013-10-15 14:58:18 UTC
Version already removed. newer do not suffer from this.