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Re: /bin/pwd defaults (Re: devel/gobject-introspection build can't find 'glib/gmacros.h')

On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 08:11:54AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
>  > I agree; more than document it should fail hard.   It's really not
>  > ok for pkgsrc to prohibit symlinks, and I view that as a bug that hasn't
>  > been fixed.
> It's not really fixable; you need to hunt down all the possible
> pathnames that might refer to these directories and load them all into
> the wrappers for matching and substitution. Otherwise, any tool that
> manages to come up with one of the alternate names somehow will
> silently bypass wrapper protection and strange things will happen.

...and of course, buildlink and xlinks are themselve using symlinks, so
just resolving them is not going to work either. All to "fix" something
which is a configuration problem in first place.


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