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RE: Prompt to create local package directory if it doesn't exist?
- To: "'Karr, David'" <david dot karr at cacheflow dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: RE: Prompt to create local package directory if it doesn't exist?
- From: Borsenkow Andrej <Andrej dot Borsenkow at mow dot siemens dot ru>
- Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 19:55:57 +0400
> Most install programs, when the user enters an "install directory"
> not exist, present a prompt to the user asking if they want to create
> directory. The Cygwin setup does that too. However, it doesn't do
> the "local package directory". If the local package directory doesn't
> exist, it just reports an error. Is there a good reason why it works
> way? I can see the possibility that someone might want to install
> in, say, "c:/cygwin", but set the local package directory to
> "c:/cygwin/install". If you want to do that, you have to precreate
I wrote local package directory patch and I did not need it at this
moment. Sorry if I overlooked it. You are welcome to extend it.
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