Problem with Python on MAC OSX

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Tue Jun 29 20:49:37 CEST 2004


edadk wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 
>> But why don't you like the result? The directories pointed to by both
>> paths are the same...
>> 
> 
> This feature is casuing problem when I use the Scons build. See
> www.scons.org.
> 
> It call external tools to do various thing for instance calling the
> perforce source control commandline tool p4 via spawn. So when Scons
> do something like
> 
> 'p4 sync file.c'
> 
> perforce gets confused because it wants to work with
> 
> /home/eda/file.c
> 
> and not
> 
> /private/home/eda/file.c
> 
> I agree in most case this feature is not causing any problems but
> sometimes it does.

So you must resort to using the shell-set $PWD -- the kernel does not
keep track of your current directory in the terms of links.

Reinhold

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