[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: canonicalize paths from environmental variables
allan at archlinux.org
Sun Oct 3 23:24:15 EDT 2010
On 01/10/10 01:29, Xavier wrote:
> Allan McRae wrote:
>> No. It also affects the location of the tarfile. e.g. PKGDEST="."
>> puts the tar file in $pkgdir because we create the tarball location
>> using $PKGDEST while in $pkgdir:
>> cd $pkgdir
> ok but do we need to be in $pkgdir ?
> IIRC this is exactly what I had to change in repo-add (the current working dir).
> The problem is always the same : if we change dir, then relative paths become
> Looking at the create_package function, it seems we just need to add a few
> $pkgdir/ here and there.
I was looking at the makeworld script in ABS and noticed it has a nice
way of dealing with this:
> cd $PKGDEST
> cd - &>/dev/null
> echo $PKGDEST
Now that is what I call a simple solution to implementing
readlink/realpath in bash! I'll adjust my patch.
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