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RE: Installing cygwin-mketc.sh
- From: "John Morrison" <john dot r dot morrison at ntlworld dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 13:39:16 +0100
- Subject: RE: Installing cygwin-mketc.sh
> From: Paul Johnston
> How does cygwin install decide where to put files?
It un-tar's them from /.
> I was expecting some kind
> of map file mapping object files to installed files, but I
> couldn't find one.
map file mapping object?
> I can see we want cygwin-mketc.sh to end up in configure's $sysconfdir but
> beyond that I'm just getting lost
I'd have thought /etc/postinstall would be where it needs to be.
If folks agree, I can add your script as part of one of the base-
packages I'm putting together...
base-files (a replacement /etc/profile)
base-passwd (a replacement 'create password/group' script)
but I'm unsure as to which would be best. Rob? Christopher?
> > I've attached the message correction. If this is really part of cygwin,
> > please take it out altogether, along with the translation of $WINETC.
> Ok, I've taken out the message, but NOT the case translation of
> $WINETC. The
> case translation must be done before the directory existence check, or the
> check might fail. I think this has got to be the final version of the code
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