[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: canonicalize paths from environmental variables

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Sep 29 09:15:45 EDT 2010

On 29/09/10 22:41, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 29/09/10 22:33, Allan McRae wrote:
>> This prevents circular symlinks and weird final package locations
>> when using commands like 'PKGDEST="." makepkg'.
>> Fixes FS#20922.
>> Signed-off-by: Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org>
>> ---
>> Note that this adds readlink as a dependency to makepkg. That is provided
>> by coreutils which is essential anyway so I do not think this is an
>> issue.
> And I may be wrong... it appears readlink does different things with -f
> on OSX/BSD. Off to find a more compatible solution.

Could any BSD/OSX users report on whether "realpath ." give the full path?


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