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Calculate root path when `code_swarm` is a symbolic link #7

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mdippery commented Dec 13, 2010

If code_swarm is a symbolic link, the script currently resolves the root_path() as the directory containing the link. This makes it difficult to link to the code_swarm binary from, e.g., a directory on the $PATH (such as /usr/local/bin). This patch finds the "real path" for a symlink and uses the directory of the target to calculate the root_path().

Correctly resolve root path if `code_swarm` is a symlink
This will make it easier to install code_swarm, or link to the
`code_swarm` binary from a directory on the $PATH.

rictic added a commit that referenced this pull request Feb 14, 2012

Merge pull request #7 from mdippery/pu/resolve-root-path
Calculate root path when `code_swarm` is a symbolic link

@rictic rictic merged commit 99e7c61 into rictic:master Feb 14, 2012

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