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bug #41102: mxe-octave: path inconsistency when building in a symlinked path

Submitted by:  Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Submitted on:  Sat 04 Jan 2014 09:32:37 PM UTC  
Category:  Configuration and Build System Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Build Failure
Status:  Works For Me Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  other Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Sun 31 May 2015 12:32:06 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I don't think this affected me anymore the last time I built mxe-octave, closing.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Tue 03 Feb 2015 04:33:42 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Changed the priority to low since there is an easy workaround of changing directories to the non-symlinked one.  I'm marking as won't fix for the 4.0 release.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Sat 04 Jan 2014 09:32:37 PM UTC, original submission:  

I am building mxe-octave in /home/mike/src/mxe-octave, where /home/mike/src is actually a symbolic link to /srv/workspace/mike/src. Some part of the build procedures uses the absolute path of the build area under the cross-tools subdirectory, so mxe-octave/cross-tools/srv/workspace/mike/src/mxe-octave/...

However, if my pwd is /home/mike/src/mxe-octave, there seem to be some parts of the build using pwd and the build fails as it is unable to find cross-tools/home/mike/src/mxe-octave/...

If I cd to /srv/workspace/mike/src/mxe-octave, then everything builds ok.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2015-05-31 mtmiller StatusNone => Works For Me
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2015-02-03 rik5 Priority5 - Normal => 3 - Low

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