More: [1.7] packaging problem? Both /usr/bin/ and /usr/lib/ are non-empty

Christopher Faylor
Thu May 14 14:45:00 GMT 2009

On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 01:15:06PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On May 13 19:24, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On May 13 13:10, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> > Yes.  Trivial change.
>> > [...etc...]
>>Btw., while we're at it.
>>I'm starting to doubt that the idea of the base-cygwin package to add a
>>script to /etc/profile.d to copy the HKCU mount points from an old
>>Cygwin 1.5 installation really makes sense.  I'm wondering what this
>>all might break.  Talking about /usr/bin and /usr/lib mounts, for
>>Maybe we should simply get rid of that and tell the user to create
>>former user mount points manually?
>I converted the /etc/profile.d/ script to a simple helper
>script /bin/copy-user-registry-fstab.  This can be called by every user
>manually.  I think that's more safe than an automatism.  I also updated
>the documentation accordingly.  I'll upload the new base-cygwin package
>and the new docs when I upload cygwin-1.7.0-48.  I would just like to
>have the few points discussed which I raised in

I just removed the MOUNT_CYGWIN_EXEC flag.  As I said in my other
response, I don't think we need to worry about your other point.


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