[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Use "legacy mode" for `file` on Mac OSX
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue May 27 15:39:35 EDT 2008
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 2:23 PM, Sebastian Nowicki <sebnow at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
Use '' (quotes) like every other variable here, but otherwise looks
fine. I think this is the best solution to the problem.
And concise is fine:
# file -i is broken on Mac OSX unless legacy mode is set
or at least I consider it broken. :)
Acked-by: Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org>
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