[arch-dev-public] devtools [PATCH] 2/2

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Sep 15 10:35:04 EDT 2009

Allan McRae wrote:
> Firmicus wrote:
>> Allan McRae a écrit :
>>> Firmicus wrote:
>>>> ... and a second one.
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> F
>>> Hmmm....   finding it difficult to review this one.
>> OK, let me try to help.
>> On my system, with a virgin makepkg.conf in the chroot, the packages
>> made with makechrootpkg were copied to the file /pkgdest (where / is my
>> main root). So clearly trailing / were needed in lines 243, 246, 255 and
>> 258.
>> Secondly. the tests such as
>>      if [ -n "$PKGDEST" ]; then
>> in lines 241 and 253 were true, because $PKGDEST is by default the
>> string "/pkgdest". The directory /pkgdest however does not exist... so
>> there's a problem.
>> I see that there seems to be a confusion between the $PKGDEST on the
>> $uniondir and the one on the main system, right? Shouldn't the package
>> and sources be simply moved to $WORKDIR instead (as they used to iirc)?
>> Note that this patch applies to a commit
>> (486375ba0aedb185b369946fe565538c0f8e7949) that goes back to March, so I
>> am a bit surprised to be the first to have problems with it.
> This is the actual cause of the issue: 
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/16006 .  We used to copy the host 
> makepkg.conf in so the ${PKG,SRC}DEST variables were sourced from that 
> before being overwritten in the chroot.  Removing the copying of the 
> system makepkg.conf screwed up the commit you mentioned.

BTW, I work around this on my system by reverting that commit.  For 
supporting building multiple arches, I have a makechrootpkg64 (my native 
is i686) script that copies /etc/makepkg64.conf and adds a bunch of 
linux64 calls in needed places.


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