[aur-general] How to include sources from sourceforge + creating links not provided by package

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Nov 24 01:25:28 EST 2009

Ray Rashif wrote:
> 2009/11/24 Ranguvar <ranguvar at archlinux.us>
>> On links, you can just ln -s.  For the first argument to ln, don't specify
>> $pkgdir.
>> This is correct for a PKGBUILD, for example:
>> ln -s /opt/foo/foobin "$pkgdir/usr/bin/foobin"
>> The link will be removed on uninstall.
>> Hope that helps,
>> -- Ranguvar
> Just in case the OP takes this literally (and I have reason to believe so) -
> that is _wrong_ for a _PKGBUILD_, correct for an install scriptlet i.e
> foobar.install; post_install(), post_remove().

Huh...  it looks the right way to create symlinks in a PKGBUILD to me.

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