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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 15:11:38 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 2:02 PM, Daenyth Blank <daenyth+arch at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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...

I thought it was just with the C library function and not the shell
wrapper. I made commit dea9b3bc0f6ba49aec8452958f5373fbb20e7df2 some
2.5 years ago.

Of course, all our custom basename function does is exactly what the
bash replacement above does, so we can probably let it fly.


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