[tex-live] DESTDIR not working

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Mon Aug 21 15:34:29 CEST 2006

Frank Küster <frank at kuesterei.ch> writes:

>> pwd is not required to return a canonical directory name IIRC when it
>> is used as a shell builtin.
> Any idea where this would be documented, or of an example shell
> where this becomes a problem?
> http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/utilities/pwd.html
> says that pwd should write to stdout "an absolute pathname of the
> current working directory, which does not contain the filenames dot
> or dot-dot", and does not say otherwise in
> http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/utilities/xcu_chap01.html#tag_01_13

Sure.  "an absolute pathname".  But there are several such absolute
pathnames possible when symbolic links are involved.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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