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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 13:08:45 -0000
- Subject: RE: Pending Packages List, 2003-11-07
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 12:48:59PM -0000, Morrison, John wrote:
>> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> 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.
>> ^^^ invisible?
> No. Is not a bad idea == is a good idea. ;-)
Gah! No wonder my work here's terrible ;)
>>> 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
> Wait, I thought we're talking about a system-wide sgreprc file which
> is expected in /usr/share. Did I get that wrong?
AFAICR, the postinstall for sgrep copies the sample from the docs
Somebody recommended (which I don't disagree with ;) that they
should use the /etc/defaults/... mechanism.
I could be wrong though... ;D
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