[28796] trunk/base/src

N_Ox n.oxyde at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 03:41:11 PDT 2007

Le 10 sept. 07 à 12:39, N_Ox a écrit :

> Le 10 sept. 07 à 10:17, Anders F Björklund a écrit :
>>> Need to go through all the ports using the "cd" command,
>>> and change that (copy/paste?) before the next release.
>>> The most common usage seems to be to change the working directory
>>> to ${worksrcpath}, to shorten e.g. globs down. Oh well, long it is.
>> On second thought, that seems to turn up around 450 (!) ports
>> on the first little grep (some might be "system cd", but)...
>> Why can't "cd" just remain in Portfiles ? Or even better, why
>> can't it just be set to the ${worksrcpath} in the first place ?
> `system -W ${worksrcpath} command` would be nice instead of `system  
> "cd ${worksrcpath} && command"`.
> It would also be consistent with xinstall -W parameter.

And on a second thought, the same thing should be done to the `ln`  
TCL command, as it is now pretty useless without cd because it will  
link things within ${destroot}.

Anthony Ramine, the infamous MacPorts Trac slave.
nox at macports.org

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