Bug 12437 - Package filenames containing parenthesis fail to install
Summary: Package filenames containing parenthesis fail to install
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin.Mac
Classification: Desktop
Component: Installers ()
Version: 1.4.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- critical
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT]
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Reported: 2013-05-28 18:00 UTC by Aaron Bockover [MSFT]
Modified: 2013-05-31 06:02 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Aaron Bockover [MSFT] 2013-05-28 18:00:28 UTC
Essentially if you have downloaded the package multiple times your browser is
probably renaming the file by adding "(N)" to the path, where N is the number
of times you've downloaded that file. There's a bug in the preinstall script
where it looks like the path is not quoted and thus the parenthesis in the file
is causing a bash syntax error.

May 28 13:19:11 bacon.local installd[70887]: ./preinstall:
/tmp/PKInstallSandbox.sxB7kr/Scripts/xamarin.mac-1.2.43.pkg.iDpsoo/preinstall:
eval: line 393: syntax error near unexpected token `('
May 28 13:19:11 bacon.local installd[70887]: ./preinstall:
/tmp/PKInstallSandbox.sxB7kr/Scripts/xamarin.mac-1.2.43.pkg.iDpsoo/preinstall:
eval: line 393: `./user-driver /Users/aaron/Downloads/xamarin.mac-1.2.43
(2).pkg / / /'
Comment 1 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2013-05-31 06:02:08 UTC
Fixed.

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