Regression in PREFIX handling in packages
Alexander at Leidinger.net
Wed Aug 29 20:20:18 UTC 2012
On Wed, 29 Aug 2012 12:59:30 -0700 Garrett Cooper <yanegomi at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 12:48 PM, Alexander Leidinger
> <Alexander at leidinger.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 29 Aug 2012 15:28:36 -0400 Eitan Adler <eadler at freebsd.org>
> > wrote:
> >> On 29 August 2012 15:17, Alexander Leidinger
> >> <Alexander at leidinger.net> wrote:
> >> > Could it be that my problem comes from r231300 and I was lucky
> >> > that I didn't create a package on the machine with the
> >> > symlinked /usr/local and used it on a machine with a
> >> > normal /usr/local?
> Symlinking would be a problem if you built it on one machine and
> installed it on another.
I use this approach since years, and at least with the packages I
created on the machine with the symlink I never had problems.
This should only cause problems where realpath is used on
a dependency during the configuration/build of a port. I don't want to
rule out such a case, but I assume it is not a case one can fall into
> > Wouldn't it be better to use
> > ---snip---
> > if (Prefix != '/' && realpath(...
> > ---snip---
> > in this case? Attention: I just guessed what Prefix is and what it
> > should contain by looking at the diff, I didn't had a look at the
> > declaraction and assignments of Prefix.
> That would cause problems in some cases where someone called
> pkg_create -p /usr/foobar/../local
> If this commit causes more harm than good, please back it out --
> pkg_install is going to die soon anyhow, so I'd rather not fritter
> away time debating its usefulness if it breaks a valid use case.
See my other mail, the patch there works for me. Only if the Prefix is
not an absolute path, the realpath is used.
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