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Yeah, it must have been that ibiblio was temporarily unreachable.
After installing the src2pkg package you must tell src2pkg to compile the executables for you with the command 'src2pkg --setup'. That will compile, package and install the src2pkg-helpers for you -the libs and exe's needed for packahe building. I package it that way so that it can be used on any system, no matter the distro or version. The current src2pkg version is 2.7.
Weird, it is working, now. Thanks for replies, everyone.
I know this thread is about the older version, but I didn't see a newer thread when I did a search on LQ--so this was a posting of last resort. :-)
Notably, the links on the "installation" page of your site are broken--all of them (binary packages, directory link at the bottom, etc.)--presumably, now that I notice, because they're for version 2.4, which may no longer exist on the servers.
I think I got tripped-up on the installation because I downloaded just the build file, without realizing that I needed to download the entire directory, as well. I've grown used to .tar.gz/bz2 packages! :-)
Thanks for your work.
Update: Since it took some "head-scratching" and wget trickery to determine and acquire the right directory tree, minus the binary packages, I've taken the liberty of compressing the tree into a .tar.bz2 file and uploading it to/publishing it on my UbuntuOne account. Hopefully this will make it easier for others who (like me) didn't quite "get it" right away. gnashley, please let me know if this is problematic, and I'll remove/un-publish the file.