[aur-general] postinstall script and local user directory

Myles English mylesenglish at gmail.com
Mon May 21 19:45:09 EDT 2012

>> On Tue, 22 May 2012 00:52:00 +0200, Jorge Barroso said:

  > Hello, I need a little help with a postinstall script, the script should
  > make automatically a few postinstall steps on the LMD installation, qhat
  > the script should make it's to detect if a directory called .LMD on the
  > home directory exists, if it exists, it shows an informative message, if it
  > doesn't exist it makes it.
  > All right the problem is: It acts over the root directory, and I want it to
  > act over the user normal directory (/home/'user')
  > For you tu understand what I mean, this is the code:

  > http://pastebin.com/57L2Jt2P <- With that it looks for a directory called
  > "~", not "home" directory

  > I als otried with an array, and it was here when it used root like home
  > directory, and not the local user directory:

  > http://pastebin.com/TCh94dC9

  > I want the script to do the same that it makes with the second paste bin,
  > but not in root, it should be, in my pc for example, on /home/jorge...

  > Thanks in advance

Hi Jorge,

Try "/home/$USER" instead of "~".

  `--[ Myles ]

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