[pacman-dev] Purging symlinks

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at lightcubesolutions.com
Wed May 23 00:54:12 EDT 2012

On 5/23/12 12:50 AM, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 23/05/12 14:35, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
>> Hi,
>> In current makepkg, file name patterns specified in PURGE_TARGETS will
>> only match files (and not symlinks) due to:
>> find . -type f -name "${pt}" -exec rm -f -- '{}' \;
>> Is this intentional?
> Seems an oversight to me.  I guess this was to avoid matching directories.

Ah, OK. Interesting that no one's encountered this yet. Well, the same 
command could be repeated on a second line with -type l, I suppose. Or 
you could try to add in an -o param.


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