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Re: Headsup: several packages require .manifest files
- From: Eric Blake <ebb9 at byu dot net>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 06:59:44 -0600
- Subject: Re: Headsup: several packages require .manifest files
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According to Yaakov (Cygwin/X) on 6/7/2009 1:06 AM:
> The following packages ship with EXEs whose names trigger UAC in Vista
> and Windows 7 but do not yet ship with the required .manifest files:
> git (several in /usr/sbin/git-core)
I'll have that fixed soon, with git 188.8.131.52.
>  Which, AFAIK, should be /usr/lib/git-core per the FHS.
I think I can fix this, but wonder why cygport was setting libexecdir to
/usr/sbin in the first place.
> The newly-released cygport-0.9.6 (for cygwin-1.7 only) will
> automatically create .manifest files for programs whose names require
> it. All you need to do is rebuild your package with 0.9.6.
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org
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