[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: Put script sourcing before var validation

William Giokas 1007380 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 20 14:12:02 EDT 2013

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 09:03:57PM +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 20/06/13 19:32, William Giokas wrote:
> > As it is possible to set things like LOGDEST and PKGDEST in a PKGBUILD,
> > we should probably make sure that we can write to said directories
> > before just assuming we can and breaking functions when we can't.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: William Giokas <1007380 at gmail.com>
> > ---
> > 
> > I don't think this should cause any issues, but packages that expect
> > $srcdir, $pkgdir, etc. to be set when assigning variables will not work
> > as intended anymore, but I have never come across any scrip that does
> > that, so not really too concerned.
> I have actually had to adjust some of my packages to avoid that and have
> had several complaints about it not really working...
> On the other hand...  I have never seen anyone set PKGDEST within a

Just some quick re-reading of this, and the build scripts are sourced
before setting srcdir and pkgdir without this. I just wasn't thinking.


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