[sword-devel] installmgr bug?

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Tue Jul 21 00:18:59 MST 2015

Just to add, the "other" local option "-li" for install from a
specified directory works just fine.


On Tue, 2015-07-21 at 09:02 +0200, Peter von Kaehne wrote:
> Testing various commandline installmgr options I found some odd
> behaviour
> installmgr --ll ./ should list all modules in this current working
> directory. It should not list any modules generally installed on the
> system in whatever other places.
> On ny laptop installmgr --ll ./ totally ignores the local path and
> lists my complete list of installed modules - but NOT the module(s)
> under the chosen path.
> I removed temporarily my /etc/sword file, but this did not alter
> anything in the outcome. 
> Interestingly this does not happen on the server - if I run it there 
> I
> will get only the modules which are under the particular working
> directory.
> I then removed temporarily on my laptop my ~/.sword/mods.d folder - 
> and
> lo and behold installmgr -ll ./ will work just as advertised. 
> It seems that presence of properly installed modules on a system will
> prevent the -ll option to work adequately.
> I looked at the source to find a clue, but I found none.
> Any ideas? Is this a bug? 
> Peter
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