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

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Linux build instruction omission regarding HOME variable

Reported by, 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
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Comment 2 by, Feb 13 2018

The following revision refers to this bug:

commit ae44ac1b1f4855f8b67e96a8e078aab16314c5f8
Author: Claudio DeSouza <>
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-by: Reilly Grant <>
Reviewed-by: Elly Fong-Jones <>
Commit-Queue: Reilly Grant <>
Cr-Commit-Position: refs/heads/master@{#536368}

Status: Fixed (was: Unconfirmed)

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