[pacman-dev] makepkg, su and output - Was: [PATCH 1/3] makepkg: simplify su/sudo calling logic

Andres P aepd87 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 02:48:13 EDT 2010

On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 1:59 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 19/06/10 10:50, Andres P wrote:
>> Note that this still has the "using su fucks up the terminal" bug present
>> in
>> 3.4.
> Still has?  This is the first I am hearing of it...  Is there a bug report
> about this?

Not afaik, I just experienced it with >=3.4 (I had not tested pacman-git until
it was released in testing).

>> I can reproduce outside of makepkg:
>> $ fakeroot bash -c "su -c 'pacman -Q foo'"
> I can not see anything wrong when using that.

Hmm, but you do confirm that makepkg falling back to su screws up the terminal?

Andres P

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