[aur-general] "install" recursive?

Piotr Rogoża rogoza.piotr at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 12:25:29 EST 2011

On 28.11.2011 21:38, Jonathan Steel wrote:
> Hi,
> I was told it was best practice to use "install" rather than "mkdir"
> and "cp" in a PKGBUILD, but how can you copy a directory and its
> contents (recursively) using "install"?
> If you cannot, with a folder with lots of files, is it best practice
> to list every file to copy with "install", or use one command to "cp"
> the whole folder?


Maybe tar? E.g.:
tar -c ./ | tar -x -C ${pkgdir}/...

Piotr Rogoża

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