[pacman-dev] Dangling symlink to libtool file - Was: Re: [arch-dev-public] signoff: xfsprogs 2.9.8-1 for i686

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Jun 27 00:43:16 EDT 2008

Dan McGee wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Dan McGee wrote:
>>> Maybe just to be sure, add a '! -type d' clause in its place?
>> Fair enough because a directory would cause the rm to fail.  Although I
>> will personally hunt down the first software author whose install makes
>> a directory named in the form foo.la!  :)
>> Do we care about the case where the symlink foo.la points to a directory
>> or a non-libtool file? I vote to ignore it until someone comes up with a
>> real world example...
> Fine with me, I don't care about that case either until we have a real
> counterexample. If you want to make the trivial patch for this issue,
> that would be nice. And now that you are a developer Allan, it would
> be cool if you could push your git tree somewhere even if it doesn't
> have a gitweb attached. I can show you how to do this if you want on
> the Arch server.

Patch on its way...

I will contact you about setting up a git tree on the Arch server.


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