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

Laszlo Papp djszapi at archlinux.us
Tue Nov 24 01:32:53 EST 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 7:25 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.

Me too, and I saw this usage in core/extra/community repositories too.

Best Regards,
Laszlo Papp

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