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From: sternenseemann <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 makewhatis] refactor HOMEBREWDIR into READ_ALLOWED_PATH
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2021 02:29:52 +0200	[thread overview]
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Hi Ingo,

On 8/5/21 2:35 PM, Ingo Schwarze wrote:
> Yes, i think so.  Besides, the start pointer wasn't advanced in the
> past with HOMEBREWDIR set, so i don't quite see why the present
> change should suddenly make it necessary.  Even if the pointer were
> used for something, stripping a directory that is not the basedir
> would seem wrong for any purpose because it would lose information.


> Other tweaks:
> …

Sounds very reasonable, thank you for adjusting the patch!

> Does this version work for you?

I did a normal rebuild of my db with this patch and everything seemed to
work fine, so that is a yes overall from my side!

> +# Nix package manager and/or NixOS Linux distibution:

Typo: should be distribution

> +# GNU Guix package manager and/or GNU Guix Linux distibution:

Same here.



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  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-07  0:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-30 19:49 [PATCH makewhatis] add NIXSTOREDIR configuration variable to support NixOS sternenseemann
2021-03-30 20:30 ` Ingo Schwarze
2021-03-30 21:03   ` sternenseemann
2021-03-31 17:34     ` Ingo Schwarze
2021-03-31 19:33       ` sternenseemann
2021-04-10 15:57       ` [PATCH v2 makewhatis] refactor HOMEBREWDIR into READ_ALLOWED_PATH sternenseemann
2021-04-10 16:15         ` sternenseemann
2021-08-03 16:42           ` sternenseemann
2021-08-05 12:35             ` Ingo Schwarze
2021-08-07  0:29               ` sternenseemann [this message]
2021-08-07 13:17                 ` Ingo Schwarze

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