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Re: fg: no job control



On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 03:14:28PM -0700, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>  I am trying to build speedtouch-1.0-3mdk.src.rpm on a RH 7.3 system.
> 
> $ rpm -ba speedtouch.spec
> renders:
> 
> <snip>
> creating speedtouch.tmpl
> creating doc-bsd/INSTALL
> + %make
> /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.21375: fg: no job control
> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.21375 (%build)
> 
> 
> RPM build errors:
>     Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.21375 (%build)
> 
>  (/usr/src/redhat recursively owned by the user building the rpms, but
> building as root results in the same error.)
>  A "make" from /usr/src/redhat/BUILD/speedtouch-1.0 works just fine.
>  What does the "fg: no job control" mean? How should I build this package?
> Something I can edit in the spec and/or makefile?
> 
> Thanx,
> Leonard.
> 
> P.S. Nothing in the docs on "job control":
> $ cd /usr/share/doc/rpm-devel-4.0.4
> $ grep -l control * | xargs -i grep -l job {}
> $ cd /usr/share/doc/rpm-4.0.4
> $ grep -l control * | xargs -i grep -l job {}
> CHANGES
>  Nothing on "job control" in CHANGES.

Look for an unexpanded (because not defined in configuration) macro
in the spec file. The % is then passed to the shell which (correctly
but non-helpfully) whines about job control.

73 de Jeff

-- 
Jeff Johnson	ARS N3NPQ
jbj@redhat.com (jbj@jbj.org)
Chapel Hill, NC





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