Cygdaemon - planning

Earnie Boyd
Thu Jul 3 15:00:00 GMT 2003

Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>So, if the package configury sets HAVE_FUNCTION_FOO when the system
>>says ENOSYS the package configury is broken and needs fixed anyway.
> I think Corinna was concerned about packages which would, unknowingly,
> introduce a dependency on cygserver when there were workarounds available
> in the package for cases where cygserver functionality is not present.

But that would get ironed out in the review process for package 
distribution.  However, if someone tries the cygserver and decides to 
later not use it, then there is environment mess creap. The package 
would need to report errors based on ENOSYS for dependent functions and 
fail gracefully, but that again can be controlled in the review process.


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