[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Use "legacy mode" for `file` on Mac OSX

Sebastian Nowicki sebnow at gmail.com
Tue May 27 15:23:56 EDT 2008

For some reason `file` on Mac OSX has different arguments than BSD and
Linux; -i no longer prints out the mime strings. With the environment
variable COMMAND_MODE set to "legacy", `file` behaves more like it does
on Linux and BSD, i.e., `file -i` prints the mime type.

Signed-off-by: Sebastian Nowicki <sebnow at gmail.com>
 scripts/makepkg.sh.in |    2 ++
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/scripts/makepkg.sh.in b/scripts/makepkg.sh.in
index 91b05f1..aa0b99e 100644
--- a/scripts/makepkg.sh.in
+++ b/scripts/makepkg.sh.in
@@ -32,6 +32,8 @@
 # gettext initialization
 export TEXTDOMAIN='pacman'
 export TEXTDOMAINDIR='@localedir@'
+# necessary to achieve consistent behavior for `file` on Mac OSX
+export COMMAND_MODE=legacy

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