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Re: Setup.hint for base-passwd is incorrect (setup.exe question)

> On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 02:04:56AM -0500, Doug Wyatt wrote:
>>I've just investigated an anomaly with the base-passwd package,
>>which turns out to be an incorrect setup.hint file in the repository.
>>repository base-passwd directories contain
>>    base-passwd-2.0-1.tar.bz2   30-Nov-2003 07:16     1k
>>    base-passwd-2.1-1.tar.bz2   21-Aug-2004 11:48     1k
>>    md5.sum                               21-Aug-2004 13:54     1k
>>    setup.hint                              16-Jul-2004 02:11       1k
>>but the setup.hint file contains
>>sdesc: "A script to set up initial passwords and groups"
>>requires: cygwin ash
>>category: base
>>test: 2.0-1
>>curr: 1.1-1
>>Is 2.0-1 curr and 2.1-1 test, or is 2.0-1 prev and 2.1-1 curr?
> I don't remember.  Do we still need base-passwd or is this now part
> of setup.exe?
> Max?  Rob?  I see myself responding to threads about this in the archives
> but I'm not clear on what eventually happened.

Wrong way round Chris - base-passwd is the functionality extracted from
setup.  I'm not sure what happened to the numbering - there was an
experimental version which added a root user, I'm afraid I must have
gotten something mixed up.

I'll try and sort it out ASAP.



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