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Re: base-[files|password] for 1.7 (was Re: Cygwin 1.7.0-20 (was Re: Cygwin 1.7.0-19 (was Re: New Cygwin 1.7.0-18 in release-2)))

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 05:27:50PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jul 28 15:51, John Morrison wrote:
>> On Tue, July 22, 2008 6:42 pm, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >   You can now call mkpasswd and mkgroup without any -l or -d parameter
>> >   and both tools choose by themselves what information to print, depending
>> >   on the machine being a domain member machine or not.
>> >
>> >   This should result in a matching change to the base-passwd package for
>> >   1.7.  The /etc/postinstall/ script should call both tools
>> >   without any parameter.
>> >
>> >   Could you please change that for us, John?
>> Ok, changed base-password/etc/postinstall/ to remove the
>> parameters when calling mkpasswd and mkgroup.  I've left the rest of the
>> script the same; that's OK?
>Yep, that's ok.
>> Do we still want the base-files profile to have the message wrt group
>> names of mkpassword/mkgroup/mkgroup_l_d?
>Hmm, well, it doesn't hurt a lot, right?  Using the new mkpasswd and
>mkgroup will probably reduce printing this message a lot, if not
>> Are there any other changes wanted?  For example, I think a comment about
>> MAKE_MODE=Unix came up on the lists a few months ago...  Now's a good time
>> to alter anything.  
>Is that MAKE_MODE thingy supported at all in latest make?  If so,
>isn't MAKE_MODE=unix default anyway?

MAKE_MODE hasn't been supported in make since 2006.


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