[arch-general] http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/14873

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat May 30 05:24:19 EDT 2009

Magnus Therning wrote:
> Allan McRae wrote:
> [..]
>> As a general rule, you never should use $startdir in a PKGBUILD.
> Is that written down somewhere?  It'd be nice to have a place to refer 
> to when arguing some changes to PKGBUILDs.

     startdir was most often used in combination with /src or
     /pkg postfixes, but use of the srcdir and pkgdir variables is

The wording has been made even stronger about not using $startdir for 
the next pacman release.


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