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

Xavier chantry.xavier at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 11:29:08 EDT 2010

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 $pkgdir
> ...
> pkg_file="$PKGDEST/${nameofpkg}-${pkgver}-${pkgrel}-${PKGARCH}${PKGEXT}"
> ...

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.

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