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Re: non-setup information in setup.hint (was Re: Maintainers/Packages List, 2003
On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 10:16:38AM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 03:10:51AM +0000, David F wrote:
>> >>) We could decide on a comment convention for setup.hint that could be
>> >>) used for some other tool to process:
>> >>) #!binary only
>> >>That works, or maybe even #!binary-only and either let multiple flags be on
>> >>one line or allow flags to have arguments.
>> >It's a bit contrived, but...
>> A *bit* contrived?
>> >~$ ./setup.hint
>> >bash: ./setup.hint: binary-only: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
>> >Perhaps the special comment should be something other than the shebang?
>> >Just a thought.
>> I pledge to never try to execute setup.hints and be confused by the
or, if I do,...
>> output if I see the above. I certainly hope that the rest of the cygwin
>> maintainers take that pledge as well.