Cygdaemon - planning

Elfyn McBratney
Thu Jun 26 17:12:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> 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.

That's what I was thinking.

> 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.

Which is the reversed reason why I'd like to move it out of winsup/cygwin :-)

> cgf


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