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Re: cabextract review (was Re: Pending package status (14 Jul 2003))

On Tue, 15 Jul 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 02:56:05AM +0100, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> >On Tue, 15 Jul 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>Are you saying that this extracts something outside of the source
> >>directory itself?  If so, I don't see any reason to pollute /usr/src
> >>with anything other than directories.
> >
> >No, the 'src' package for cabextract has the build script
> >(`'), the stock source tarball and a patch, all of which
> >would get extracted into /usr/src like any other package that uses a
> >build script.
> I must be behind the times because I sure don't like the idea of
> something called '' showing up in /usr/src.  Maybe I'm
> missing something but I don't see anything which countenances that in
> the source package write ups at <>.  That
> page seems to imply that the package build script should share the
> name of the package.

Exactly. That's the problem. It need's to be renamed to `'.


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