[aur-general] Custom licence directory ?

Jerome Leclanche adys.wh at gmail.com
Mon Nov 18 10:10:16 EST 2013

On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 12:57 PM, G. Schlisio <g.schlisio at dukun.de> wrote:
>> do you have a PKGBUILD in mind that does a symlink ? I'm looking for the
>> "right" way to do it.
> please refrain from top posting, as there is a bottom post policy here.
> first package i encountered is extra/nvidia-utils [0] (PKGBUILD can be
> retrieved via abs [1])
> there you find
> install -D -m644 LICENSE "${pkgdir}/usr/share/licenses/nvidia/LICENSE"
> ln -s nvidia "${pkgdir}/usr/share/licenses/nvidia-utils"
> the same is done for a lot of lib32-packages in multilib.
> even if you still get a warning from namcap, this looks like a nice, clean
> and commonly accepted solution to me.
> georg
> [0] https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/nvidia-utils/
> [1] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Abs

In that case, maybe it should be taken into account by namcap. And
added to the packaging guidelines. :)

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