[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: print only base filename of install/changelog files

Daenyth Blank daenyth+arch at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 15:02:35 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 14:59, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Cedric Staniewski <cedric at gmx.ca> wrote:
>> The complete file path of a temporary symlink is really useless
>> information.
>> Signed-off-by: Cedric Staniewski <cedric at gmx.ca>
>> ---
> Not really sure what the right answer is, but what is the reasoning
> not to use something like `basename` here? Obviously this is a bit
> faster but there is a utility for this that must have some practical
> purpose.

I seem to recall reading at some point that basename is not very
portable. I could be mistaken though...

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