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Re: New Setup for Cygwin 1.7 on

On Aug 20 10:39, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 09:57:51AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Aug 19 22:46, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 06:48:44PM -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
> >> >Can we special-case upset not to add _update-info-dir to the Cygwin
> >> >package?
> >> 
> >> I'm not a big fan of special casing and in this case I don't have to.
> >> I just added a "noautodep: _update_info_dir" to cygwin's setup.hint.
> >
> >Cool.  I'm curious how this changes the dependency order.
> >
> >> But we'll still get a dependency loop with base-passwd.  I have removed
> >> that dependency in release.  It looks like this isn't needed in
> >> release-2.
> >
> >I removed all dependencies from release-2/base-passwd except for
> >base-cygwin a couple of days ago.  Hopefully we get to the point
> >where the base packages' postinstalls run first.
> Keeping a base-dependency in cygwin would make setup want to run base-*
> before cygwin, though.  Cygwin doesn't *really* depend on these packages
> (it doesn't need them to run) so I don't think they should be a
> dependency.

That's the whole idea.  Cygwin itself has no postinstall scripts, but
the base-* scripts should run first.  That's why the dependencies make
sense.  What else packages should depend on the base-* packages to
accomplish this?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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