cygport: Suppressing the creation of *.cygwin.patch

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Tue Sep 30 21:16:00 GMT 2014


On 9/30/2014 3:51 PM, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Ken Brown writes:
>> I've started using here documents in my .cygport files to create
>> postinstall scripts when necessary.  But then cygport creates an
>> unnecessary .cygwin.patch file.  I can prevent that with
>>
>>    cp -R ${C} ${S}/../../origsrc/${SRC_DIR}
>>
>> Is there a better way to deal with this situation?  Or should cygport
>> have a RESTRICT option for it?
>
> Why don't you create them directly in the install directory, since there
> really is no point of having them in the build directory anyway?

They aren't in the build directory, they're in the CYGWIN-PATCHES 
directory, but I think you're right.  Creating them directly in the 
install directory should work.

Thanks.

Ken



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