[aur-general] deletion request
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Sat Feb 23 17:53:20 EST 2013
On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 11:50:11PM +0100, David Adler wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM, Johannes Löthberg
> <kyrias at archlinux.info> wrote:
> > On 02/23/2013 10:28 PM, atilla ontas wrote:
> >> If i get it right, you want to create directories and copy files. Then why
> >> not use "install" command?
> >> Like;
> >> install -d -m 755 $srcdir/foo-version/src/foo.so
> >> $pkgdir/usr/lib/foo/foo.so
> >> 2013/2/23 David Adler <david.jo.adler at gmail.com>
> >>> Just copying. As simple as it sounds, I didn't find a simple solution,
> >>> but it's not unlikely that I'm missing the obvious.
> >>> regards
> > My thoughts exactly.
> That would be >400 install invocations for >400 files&dirs?
> For a similar case, Stackoverflow comes up with solutions
> involving autotools, though I think that would not be
> worth the effort.
> For users it is about as simple to download the preset and
> extract the tarball as it is to first install it and then recursively
> copy a directory from /usr/share.
> They'll need the preset in a writable location anyway.
> Unless there is a really simple one-liner, I don't feel inclined
> to make that preset an installable tarball again.
> From what I read, recursively installing directory trees in
> a "don't look and just install everything"-manner is not
> recommended anyway, and all non-recursive sulutions
> seem to involve some effort to adapt the build system
> every time the directory tree changes.
>  http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6395148/install-data-directory-tree-with-massive-number-of-files-using-automake
You know, you could just user /usr/bin/cp -r and some chmod magic if you
actually need that.
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