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Re: base-files package needs a maintainer

Shouldn't this be part of the ash package?  Now that it's part of the Base
category, there shouldn't be any problem creating /etc/profile when ash is
Mac :})
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Collins" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2002 05:24
Subject: base-files package needs a maintainer

> Setup.hint:
> @ base_files
> sdesc: "Core common files needed for correct operation of cygwin"
> category: Base
> The entire package is attached.
> The /etc/profile generation is getting removed from setup.exe unless
> someone provides a _real good_ reason for it to remain.
> Setup.exe should be *data driven*, and in this area is not at the
> moment.
> This package can be released at any point, it shouldn't cause any
> problem with current setup.exe's, and will allow a future release of
> setup.exe to do away with the /etc/profile generation crud.

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