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- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: "Cygwin-Apps" <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 08:43:31 -0600
- Subject: Should --sysconfdir=/etc/defaults/etc/?
Current packaging instructions at http://cygwin.com/setup.html#package_contents
indicate that --sysconfdir should be set to "/etc". Should this perhaps be
changed to "/etc/defaults/etc", with the subsequent instruction that if your
package actually has anything in sysconfdir, it should conditionally copy it to
/etc if it doesn't already exist with a postinstall script?
 Setup wishlist item: Somehow tag files like this and integrate "replace if
not exist else ask user if he wants to replace" functionality into setup,
eliminating the need for disparate shell scripts and their possible disparate
Gary R. Van Sickle