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Bug 853124 - sci-mathematics/singular patch to set htmldir has a bug
Summary: sci-mathematics/singular patch to set htmldir has a bug
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: François Bissey
Depends on:
Reported: 2022-06-20 00:50 UTC by François Bissey
Modified: 2022-06-22 02:28 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description François Bissey 2022-06-20 00:50:26 UTC
While working to upstream my current patch to install html documentation in a location defined by configure I noticed that I introduced a bug now present in all available version of singular in Gentoo. At some point the patch must have been correct but now there is a mistake which should make it impossible to access html documentation from inside singular.

In line
should actually be

The mistake is also found in "doc-install" patch for previous versions.

For reference upstream is rejecting the current patch because they want a relative  location in - which is fair enough.
it is while working on improving the PR that I noticed the mistake,.

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 François Bissey 2022-06-22 02:28:07 UTC
I have been developing a new comprehensive solution at and I will be feeding bits of it upstream progressively.

But the previous solution was half baked and missed bits. It looks like no one has ever used the bits that I was touching.