[pacman-dev] [PATCH 3/5] Removed quotes when using cd in build(), check() or package() too

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Thu Oct 25 13:32:02 EDT 2012

Dan McGee wrote:

>Also, Arch might have a standard of not naming packages with spaces,
>but pacman itself has no problem with spaces in pkgnames, and I intend
>to continue supporting that.

I just wanted to say thank you for this. Handling all cases is good design and
I am very glad to see that you support this. I've always been surprised that
there is opposition to proper variable quoting in official PKGBUILDS on the
basis that such cases should not be considered.

If spaces may appear in paths, an application is broken if it cannot run on
such a path. It's like not supporting unicode because your native language is
English and you see no point to all those accents and umlauts.


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