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SUGGESTION wrt preremove / postinstall / preinstall (RE: [FAQ] Packages reported as "Incomplete" by "cygcheck -c")
- From: "Hannu E K Nevalainen \(garbage mail\)" <garbage_collector at telia dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 00:26:11 +0200
- Subject: SUGGESTION wrt preremove / postinstall / preinstall (RE: [FAQ] Packages reported as "Incomplete" by "cygcheck -c")
> From: Igor Pechtchanski
> Sent: Monday, September 15, 2003 7:18 PM
> Q: Why are "apache" and "mod_*" packages reported as "Incomplete"?
> A: The "apache" and "mod_*" packages use a postinstall script that renames
> an originally installed directory. Therefore, that directory is not
> found by "cygcheck -c". Suggestions on how to deal with this are
> welcome (patches doubly so ;-)).
post/preinstall scripts that MOVE or RENAME files must "retain the
$ mv prev-name new-name
$ ln -s prev-name new-name
$ rm prev-name
$ rm new-name
Would this work?
Could at least be a "interrim solution", don't you think?
Is it possible to list (add) a filename in the archive in some way? (HOW?)
/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE - 59?16.37'N, 17?12.60'E
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