[arch-general] Referencing $srcdir in PKGBUILD?

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Tue Aug 17 05:10:11 EDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-08-17 at 10:05 +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
> Lately my PKGBUILDs result in a warning when building:
> ==> WARNING: Package contains reference to $srcdir
> It's a bit confusing, since PKGBUILD(5) has the following to say about $srcdir:
>        srcdir
>            This points to the directory where makepkg extracts or
> copies all source files.
> What should I do to get rid of the warning?

Depends on your package. Somehow your $srcdir of $pkgdir ended up in one
of the installed files in your package. Use grep to find references to
it (the full path, not the variable name) and find a way to get rid of

What package are we talking about btw?

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