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#1 2021-10-03 17:35:25

silverhikari
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Registered: 2018-09-09
Posts: 7

can you use shopt in a pkgbuild?

does shopt work in pkgbuilds as i am using the "shopt -s extglob" command along with " cp -r !(dictionaries|en.mse-locale|ru.mse-locale) "$pkgdir/usr/share/magicseteditor/data" " to separate some files from the cp but when i run the build i get " line 27: syntax error near unexpected token `(' "

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#2 2021-10-04 08:44:50

a821
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Registered: 2012-10-31
Posts: 283

Re: can you use shopt in a pkgbuild?

Where do you set 'shopt -s extglob'? it doesn't work if it's set inside 'package()', but it works if set outside.


I have not idea if using shopt is considered good/bad practice, but a couple of official packages use it, eg, python, python-pip, ghc. (though I've been told that official PKGBUILD don't always follow good practice smile)

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