Files created in postinstall

Igor Pechtchanski
Mon Jul 11 00:06:00 GMT 2005

On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

> Speaking of files/symlinks created in postinstall scripts -- perhaps we
> should come up with some unified mechanism for listing them.  Some
> postinstall scripts use /etc/preremove/<PKGNAME>-manifest.lst.
> The reason it may be useful to have a common mechanism is that "cygcheck
> -c" could then use the manifest files in addition to the package listing
> to check whether the package is complete.  That would have caught, for
> example, the man.conf problem reported recently on the main list.

After a problem someone had building naim (missing libresolv.a), I
realized that this would also be useful for the setup package search page.
This is just to get it into the archives.  Opinions?
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