emacs-orgmode
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [O] [BUG] bug in org-publish and a (wrong) patch


From: David Maus
Subject: Re: [O] [BUG] bug in org-publish and a (wrong) patch
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:24:19 +0200
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.15.9 (Almost Unreal) SEMI/1.14.6 (Maruoka) FLIM/1.14.9 (Goj┼Ź) APEL/10.8 Emacs/23.2 (i486-pc-linux-gnu) MULE/6.0 (HANACHIRUSATO)

At Mon, 27 Jun 2011 00:12:11 -0400,
Nick Dokos wrote:
>
> David Maus <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> > At Fri, 08 Apr 2011 12:58:06 -0400,
> > Nick Dokos wrote:
> > >
> > > Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Nick,
> > > >
> > > > I have not looked closely, but maybe you can use
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > (expand-file-name  .... (file-name-directory filename))
> > > >
> > > > to fix this patch?  Not sure, I have not spent any time on it.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Almost but not quite: C-h v expand-file-name says
> > >
> > > ,----
> > > | (expand-file-name NAME &optional DEFAULT-DIRECTORY)
> > > |
> > > | Convert filename NAME to absolute, and canonicalize it.
> > > | Second arg DEFAULT-DIRECTORY is directory to start with if NAME is 
> > > relative
> > > | (does not start with slash or tilde); if DEFAULT-DIRECTORY is nil or 
> > > missing,
> > > | the current buffer's value of `default-directory' is used.
> > > `----
> > >
> > > so you end up tacking it onto a completely unrelated directory (and my
> > > experiments confirm this).
> > >
> > > But there is a :base-directory for the project that could be obtained
> > > from the project-plist and passed to expand-file-name.  I think that
> > > would work but would require passing the project-plist down through a 
> > > couple
> > > of layers to org-publish-cache-ctime-of-src. Alternatively, it (or just
> > > the base directory) could be bound dynamically in org-publish-file and
> > > used in the ctime function.
> > >
> > > What do you think would be preferable?
> >
> > Took some time, but attached patch fixes the problem w/o the need for
> > passing down :base-directory at all. Simply expand-filename only if
> > the symlink is relative; luckily the filename passed to this fun
> > already is absolute.
> >
> > @Bastien: Didn't push because I assume you already started the release
> > process for Org 7.6.
> >
>
> > From f6ed4d5707995f34a627886d0607dd7e6343144b Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > From: David Maus <address@hidden>
> > Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 20:02:42 +0200
> > Subject: [PATCH] Properly handle relative symlinks when publishing
> >
> > * org-publish.el (org-publish-cache-ctime-of-src): Properly handle
> > relative symlinks.
> >
> > At Thu, 07 Apr 2011 01:11:00 -0400,
> > Nick Dokos wrote:
> > >
> > > org-publish-cache-ctime-of-src tries (but does not always succeed) to
> > > deal with symlinks: file-symlink-p returns the target as a string, but
> > > if the target is relative to the symlink, that's not going to fly.
> > > e.g. if c is a symlink like this
> > >
> > >     /a/b/c->../d/f
> > >
> > > then (file-symlink-p "/a/b/c") -> "../d/f"
> > > but if the current directory is any place other than /a/b, the target
> > > will not be found, the file attributes are going to be nil and
> > > the function will blow up.
> > ---
> >  lisp/org-publish.el |    7 ++++---
> >  1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/lisp/org-publish.el b/lisp/org-publish.el
> > index 56cc80a..0d3d70a 100644
> > --- a/lisp/org-publish.el
> > +++ b/lisp/org-publish.el
> > @@ -1157,9 +1157,10 @@ Returns value on success, else nil."
> >
> >  (defun org-publish-cache-ctime-of-src (filename)
> >    "Get the FILENAME ctime as an integer."
> > -  (let ((src-attr (file-attributes (if (stringp (file-symlink-p filename))
> > -                                  (file-symlink-p filename)
> > -                                filename))))
> > +  (let* ((symlink-maybe (or (file-symlink-p filename) filename))
> > +    (src-attr (file-attributes (if (file-name-absolute-p symlink-maybe)
> > +                                   symlink-maybe
> > +                                 (expand-file-name symlink filename)))))
> >      (+
> >       (lsh (car (nth 5 src-attr)) 16)
> >       (cadr (nth 5 src-attr)))))
> > --
> > 1.7.2.5
> >
>
> I don't think it's correct as it stands: What is ``symlink'' on the last
> line?  should it be be symlink-maybe perhaps? and expand-file-name
> expands wrt to the default directory passed as its third argument. Maybe
> the third argument can be (file-name-directory filename) as Carsten
> suggested, but surely it cannot be just ``filename''.
>
> Replacing the last line with
>
>           (expand-file-name symlink-maybe (file-name-directory filename))...
>
> my (very simple) test case gets published correctly, so it's
> certainly better than what's there.

Damn, you are right. This patch was composed way to sloppy. Here's a
corrected one.

Best,
  -- David
--
OpenPGP... 0x99ADB83B5A4478E6
Jabber.... address@hidden
Email..... address@hidden

Attachment: 0001-Properly-handle-relative-symlinks-when-publishing.patch
Description: Text document

Attachment: pgpgfwrcxRf1C.pgp
Description: PGP signature


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]