[pacman-dev] [PATCH 3/3] makepkg.conf(5): Improve accuracy of paths and option arguments for MAN_DIRS and DOC_DIRS

Jason St. John jstjohn at purdue.edu
Sat Feb 1 18:16:04 EST 2014

On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 7:04 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 5:30 PM, Jason St. John <jstjohn at purdue.edu> wrote:
>> Signed-off-by: Jason St. John <jstjohn at purdue.edu>
>> ---
>> The correct path is "/opt", not "opt/". I assume "opt/" was written
>> originally
>> because the correct option to use is "opt/". This patch corrects the
>> "/opt" vs. "opt/"
>> issue and still provides an explicit example of using "opt/" in these
>> variables.
> I'm not sure that this actually clarifies anything. Most paths in makepkg
> docs and elsewhere are based on relative paths to $pkgdir. Also remember
> that you can use --rootdir in pacman to install things in places besides /,
> causing your new wording to not hold true.
> -1 without further explanation as to why has been wrong.

I'm fine with abandoning this patch for the reasons you provided.


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