[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: fix stripping static libraries when shared use absolute symlinks

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Jan 10 09:46:00 UTC 2015

When a shared library uses an absolute symlink for its its .so file, the check
if the shared version of a static library exists fails.  Test for the presence
of a broken symlink too.

Signed-off-by: Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>

A workaround for bad software, but we need to do this unless we want to ensure
all symlinks are relative

 scripts/makepkg.sh.in | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/scripts/makepkg.sh.in b/scripts/makepkg.sh.in
index 880e778..be12940 100644
--- a/scripts/makepkg.sh.in
+++ b/scripts/makepkg.sh.in
@@ -1833,7 +1833,7 @@ tidy_install() {
 	# check existence of backup files
 	local file
 	for file in "${backup[@]}"; do
-		if [[ ! -f $file ]]; then
+		if [[ ! -f $file && ! -h $file ]]; then
 			warning "$(gettext "%s entry file not in package : %s")" "backup" "$file"

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