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RE: Pending Packages List, 2003-11-07
- From: "Morrison, John" <John dot Morrison at uk dot experian dot com>
- To: "'cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 12:48:59 -0000
- Subject: RE: Pending Packages List, 2003-11-07
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 12:19:19PM -0000, Morrison, John wrote:
>> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> Package recompiled and example noved to:
>>> as suggested in Message-ID:
>>> Mon, 10 Nov 2003 22:35:36 +0100 by Daniel Reed
>> Jari, *please* call it /etc/defaults/etc/.sgreprc and copy
>> *ONLY* if /etc/.sgreprc doesn't already exist :)
> While I second the "copy only if..." rule, I don't understand why
> the default file should be named ".sgreprc". The result of the
> copy has no leading dot, has it?
> The other problem is that files with leading dot are not visible with
> `ls' by default. Giving it a name in the default dir, which makes it
> visible, isn't a bad idea, IMHO.
> I just don't think /etc/defaults/etc is the right place for the file.
> Better choices are
Sorry, but the way I worked /etc/defaults is that, the prefix of
/etc/defaults is removed and the resulting filename is the destination.
So, /etc/defaults/sgreprc would result in copying the file to /sgreprc
If an invisible file needs a default (/etc/skel/.bashrc), so be it :)
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