[webkit-dev] svn-create-patch acting oddly lately
darin at apple.com
Mon Jul 20 14:50:21 PDT 2009
On Jul 20, 2009, at 2:40 PM, Peter Kasting wrote:
> It looks from here like the chdir call is causing curdir() to report
> the non-symbolic-link form of things. If that's true, it seems like
> this workaround would work:
> my ($newdir) = @_;
> my $before = File::Spec->rel2abs( File::Spec->curdir() );
> + chdir $before; # Try and force curdir() to report the directory
> without symbolic links.
> + $before = File::Spec->rel2abs( File::Spec->curdir() );
> chdir $newdir;
> my $after = File::Spec->rel2abs( File::Spec->curdir() );
> Could you try this and see if it works?
Sadly, I tried it, and it didn’t have any effect.
PS: It’s OK with me if someone wants to rewrite in python if this
really is a result of perl badness.
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