Cygdaemon - planning

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jun 26 04:34:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 08:39:25AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>And Chris, re:
>>What is the rationale for putting things in a winsup directory?  Can't
>>cygdaemon be in it's own sibling directory with winsup?
>
>While cygdaemon is tightly coupled to the internals of cygwin, I don't
>see any benefit in moving it out of winsup.  Of course - it could be
>anywhere, even in a separate CVS repository - but --why--?

Convention?  The files in utils are also tightly coupled with winsup.

I'd prefer, as much as possible one directory for one function.  I would
also very much prefer not building cygdaemon every time I type "make" in
winsup/cygwin.

cgf



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