Bug#968300: doesn't build without real root

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Thu Aug 13 08:05:47 BST 2020

Am 13.08.20 um 08:24 schrieb Jakub Wilk:
>> After some discussion on IRC it was found out that the CDPATH
>> environment variable was set which causes "cd debian/$pkg" to write
>> the directory name to stdout which was then picked up by "xargs rm".
>> (Thanks to Jakub Wilk.)
>> This could be worked around by always using "cd whatever >/dev/null",
> Better work-around is using "cd ./whatever", so that CDPATH is not taken
> into account at all.

Just reading the IRC backlog.
Thanks for figuring out and taking care of this issue. Interesting read.


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