- Any RHEL and Fedora versions
- It happens usually if you build packages under root user
The following line gets printed while building packages through rpmbuild or rhpkg:
Only dest dir longer than base dir not supported
- In case of building a package through rpmbuild, define _topdir in ~/.rpmmacros to something longer than /usr/src/debug, e.g.:
%_topdir %(echo $HOME)/rpmbuild_usr_src_debug
- In case of building a package through rhpkg, make a directory with the source code longer:
# mv /root/rpm /root/rpm_usr_src_debug
The error comes from debugedit utility, which is part of rpm package and is used to rewrite source path in debuginfo section of object files from build directory to /usr/src/debug.
# rhpkg local ... extracting debug info from /root/rpmbuild/BUILDROOT/rpm-4.8.0-38.el6_6.x86_64/bin/rpm Only dest dir longer than base dir not supported error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.BnwpLC (%install) RPM build errors: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.BnwpLC (%install) Could not execute local: Non zero exit #
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