Install problem using .deb package

António P. P. Almeida appa at
Wed Feb 16 04:38:44 MSK 2011

On 16 Fev 2011 01h25 WET, nginx-forum at wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to install nginx 0.8.54 on Debian Squeeze. It builds
> successfully, and I've created a .deb package using checkinstall.
> However when I try to install the package I run into an error:
> [code]
> # dpkg -i nginx_90.8.54-1_i386.deb
> (Reading database ... 38153 files and directories currently
> installed.)  Unpacking nginx (from nginx_90.8.54-1_i386.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing nginx_90.8.54-1_i386.deb (--install): unable
> to create `/etc/nginx/uwsgi_params.default.dpkg-new' (while
> processing `./etc/nginx/uwsgi_params.default'): No such file or
> directory Errors were encountered while processing:
> nginx_90.8.54-1_i386.deb [/code]
> It looks like it can't find the file
> [code]./etc/nginx/uwsgi_params.default[/code] inside the .deb
> package, but it is there (I gave the package a way high version
> number ( is so apt won't overwrite it):

Do you need uwsgi? If so then you must install support for it. Can't
help you there. Remove these modules from the build and I venture that
it will build and install.

You can get my source package: and build it
in Squeeze. That's for 0.9.4. I've built that previously on a mixed

--- appa

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