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Re: New Setup for Cygwin 1.7 on cygwin.com
On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 12:10:59PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Aug 20 19:48, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Aug 20 12:48, Charles Wilson wrote:
>> > Brian Dessent wrote:
>> > > For these core packages that are in Base
>> > > it doesn't really matter that their "requires:" line accurately lists
>> > > each thing they need, because they're all getting installed anyway.
>> > Then it's easy.
>> > cygwin: requires base-*
>> > base-*: no requires at all [*]
>> > No other changes. The end.
>> That's (alomst) exactly as I did it in release-2. Just additionally
>> base-passwd requires: base-cygwin
>All we did the last couple of days seems to have helped only marginally,
>if at all. This morning I ran a 1.7 Base install from scratch, and the
>dependency order is still as screwed up as before:
> warning: LOG: 1 Dependency order of packages: libintl3 texinfo
> _update-info-dir gawk tzcode libiconv2 coreutils terminfo libncurses8
> libreadline6 bash base-cygwin base-passwd cygwin libintl8 alternatives
> ash findutils sed base-files libbz2_1 bzip2 libpopt0 cygutils groff
> gzip termcap libpcre0 less man cygwin-doc editrights grep ipc-utils
> login rebase run tar which
>I followed through the dependencies using a pencil and a sheet of paper
>(sorry Dave ;)) and from what I can tell there are two dependency
>loops which break the entire dependency order:
> bash <-> _update_info_dir
> texinfo <-> _update_info_dir
>All other dependencies are looking sound from what I can tell.
>So, I would like to propose to remove the "requires: bash texinfo" line
>from _update_info_dir's setup.hint file. It appears that these
>requirements break the whole ordering. Maybe we should simply
>replace it with "requires: cygwin" instead.
Sorry but I think not having _update-info-dir rely on texinfo is not a
Can't we just remove the _update-info-dir dependency from bash and