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RE: _update-info-dir (was: libXm.so)
On 31 December 2007 18:26, Marc Girod wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote:
>> http://cygwin.com/packages/ is the best place to search. If it's in the
>> cygwin distro, that will tell you which package you need installed.
> But what I am looking for is:
> _update-info-dir/_update-info-dir-00573-1 Generate info/dir file
Well, that's listed there as well:
> Now, trying to install this from setup, I cannot find it.
You probably shouldn't be trying to to that; it's not a real package and
it's not intended for general use, it's really part of the setup.exe support
> I assume it should be in the Doc category, but is not.
Nope, it's in the _PostInstallLast category.
> I cycle the View to show all packages, and get the full list in alphabetic
> order, from
> If the leading '_' was ignored, it ought to be between unzip and upx...
It's not ignored, it makes it sort right to the very end of the list.
> What am I missing?
Uncheck the "Hide obsolete packages" checkbox! Because _update-info-dir is
an internal package intended for use as a dependency of other packages only,
it's hidden away in there.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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