[Vm-dev] unix start scripts, pwd and error

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Thu Mar 25 01:41:33 UTC 2010

On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 06:16:10PM -0700, Markus Lampert wrote:
> Hi,
> I just downloaded the latest VM (Squeak- from the website and installed it.
> I remember having a discussion a few months ago about certain unix setup issues (to do with symbolic links) and 'error' as a utility.
> I can't remember the solution for error (which isn't available under Linux (debian)), but I remember that instead of just calling 'pwd' to determine the 'bindir' we changed it to 'pwd -P', which is portable to all UNIX variants (at the time) and also deals correctly with symbolic links. These changes don't seem to have made it into the current vm download.
> Did those changes not make it in (yet) or am I looking in the wrong places?


Can you provide a link to the earlier discussion, or to a Mantis report?


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