Files created in postinstall

Igor Pechtchanski
Sat Jul 30 16:06:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, 6 Jul 2005, Eric Blake 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.
> Sounds good to me.  The upcoming bash-3.0-5 now includes
> /etc/preremove/bash-manifest.lst, and attached is a patch to g-b-s
> to make it easier to build one (just add CYGWIN-PATCHES/manifest.lst).
> I guess I should also update - where is that
> stored in CVS?

That's in the "cygwin" repository:
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