commit bfe2b8cf2ac57c6b66def2d5e0fc3fc424c78d75
parent 82fea5b42eadc4ac2d3f4f688613f140967e92b7
Author: Sergey M․ <dstftw@gmail.com>
Date:   Sat,  8 Feb 2020 19:38:36 +0700

[update] Fix updating via symlinks (closes #23991)

Diffstat:
Myoutube_dl/compat.py | 1+
Myoutube_dl/update.py | 5++++-
2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/youtube_dl/compat.py b/youtube_dl/compat.py @@ -3009,6 +3009,7 @@ __all__ = [ 'compat_os_name', 'compat_parse_qs', 'compat_print', + 'compat_realpath', 'compat_setenv', 'compat_shlex_quote', 'compat_shlex_split', diff --git a/youtube_dl/update.py b/youtube_dl/update.py @@ -9,6 +9,7 @@ import subprocess import sys from zipimport import zipimporter +from .compat import compat_realpath from .utils import encode_compat_str from .version import __version__ @@ -84,7 +85,9 @@ def update_self(to_screen, verbose, opener): print_notes(to_screen, versions_info['versions']) # sys.executable is set to the full pathname of the exe-file for py2exe - filename = sys.executable if hasattr(sys, 'frozen') else sys.argv[0] + # though symlinks are not followed so that we need to do this manually + # with help of realpath + filename = compat_realpath(sys.executable if hasattr(sys, 'frozen') else sys.argv[0]) if not os.access(filename, os.W_OK): to_screen('ERROR: no write permissions on %s' % filename)