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Status: Fixed
Owner: ----
Closed: Feb 2018
EstimatedDays: ----
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OS: Linux
Pri: 3
Type: Bug



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Linux build instruction omission regarding HOME variable

Reported by claudiom...@gmail.com, Feb 13 2018

Issue description

The build instructions for linux suggest that you should add depot_tools to PATH but it fails to mention that using ~ on the path for depot tools will cause a gclient runhooks failure.
 
Adjust to the documentation submitted as https://chromium-review.googlesource.com/c/chromium/src/+/916283
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Comment 2 by bugdroid1@chromium.org, Feb 13 2018

The following revision refers to this bug:
  https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/src.git/+/ae44ac1b1f4855f8b67e96a8e078aab16314c5f8

commit ae44ac1b1f4855f8b67e96a8e078aab16314c5f8
Author: Claudio DeSouza <claudiomdsjr@gmail.com>
Date: Tue Feb 13 16:11:45 2018

[docs] A reminder on linux doc to use $HOME on PATH

Every now and then non-googlers end up having issues  when running gclient
run hooks because they use ~ to refer to the home directory. This update
mentions that they have to use ${HOME}.

Bug:  811748 
Change-Id: I5228698d363fe030ff3825371216eca40fc27ce8
Reviewed-on: https://chromium-review.googlesource.com/916283
Reviewed-by: Reilly Grant <reillyg@chromium.org>
Reviewed-by: Elly Fong-Jones <ellyjones@chromium.org>
Commit-Queue: Reilly Grant <reillyg@chromium.org>
Cr-Commit-Position: refs/heads/master@{#536368}
[modify] https://crrev.com/ae44ac1b1f4855f8b67e96a8e078aab16314c5f8/docs/linux_build_instructions.md

Status: Fixed (was: Unconfirmed)

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