[aur-general] Guidelines: cp, mkdir vs install

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Dec 29 05:13:54 EST 2011

On 29/12/11 19:56, François Boulogne wrote:
> Hi,
> Looking to improve the quality of my packages, I read again the guidelines.
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_Packaging_Standards
> However, it don't see anything about the install command like
> install -d $pkgdir/usr/{bin,share/man/man1,share/locale}
> Some contributors on AUR use cp or mkdir to install files/dir (when no
> makefile is provided) and others use install command.
> What's the opinion of TU on this point?

Use install with -m specifying the correct permissions


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